Turkish Defence Ministry Launches Investigation Against Military Judges

Ankara, - Turkey's Defence Ministry has launched an investigation against all military judges on Wednesday.

The ministry said that a total of 262 military judges and prosecutors were suspended after the Friday's military coup attempt.

The failed putsch resulted in the deaths of at least 240 people, Anadolu news agency reported.

US-based cleric Fetullah Gulen has been accused of running a long-standing campaign to overthrow the Turkish government through supporters within state institutions, particularly the military, police and judiciary.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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