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ANKARA (Web Desk) – Turkish court has sentenced former Turkish Member of Parliament to nearly three years in jail for posting tweets

The tweets were considered insulting to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

According to details Mr. Feyzi Isbasaran is an ex-member of Erdogan’s own AK party.

Local media reported that Turkish politician, businessman, and former Justice and Development Party (AK) deputy, Isbasaran has been sentenced to two years and ten months in prison for posting tweets discrediting Erdogan and his family.

The tweets branded as “insulting” were deleted from Isbasaran’s Twitter account.

However, the investigation confirmed that they had been posted from devices belonging to the defendant.

The tweets branded as “insulting” were deleted from Isbasaran’s Twitter account.

However, the investigation confirmed that they had been posted from devices belonging to the defendant.

Isbasaran used strong language in his tweets about the Turkish leader and his wife, according to the media.

The decision was taken by Istanbul’s 11st Criminal Court of First Instance on Thursday, December 31.