Policy - Statement

Authorities in Istanbul deny arresting any employee in elections committees

  Tuesday 02nd April 2019

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Turkish news websites and social media personal accounts shared news yesterday said Turkish authorities arrested 30 employees in elections committees in Istanbul for fraud charges.

But authorities in Istanbul issued statement denying any arrest of elections committees and said “these news are completely false”.

On Monday, the deputy of AKP Ali Ihsan Yavuz said that 17410 votes in ballots boxes in Istanbul city were registered for other parties in the local election.