Turkey Detains Gulen's Nephew After Coup Attempt: State Media


Turkey detains Gulen's nephew after coup attempt: state media

ANKARA, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23th july, 2016) - Turkey has detained a nephew of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen's after last week's attempted coup, state-run media reported on Saturday, the first time one of his relatives has been apprehended in the current crackdown.

Muhammet Sait Gulen was taken into custody in Erzurum, eastern Turkey, and will be taken to the capital Ankara, the report said.

His uncle in Pennyslvania is accused of "masterminding" the failed putsch through his movement.