Man arrested for removing Turkish flag

Omer M, 34, was detained for taking down a Turkish flag from a police station last month in Turkey’s southeast

Omer M, 34, was detained for taking down a Turkish flag from a police station last month in Turkey’s southeast


A 34-year-old male was detained on Saturday for pulling down the Turkish national flag  from inside a military compound during protests in early June in Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakir province, the city's governor confirmed.


The incident which took place on June 10 followed the funerals of two protestors who were killed during an illegal protest against the construction of a military outpost in the southeastern Lice district of Diyarbakir.

Diyarbakir Police Department arrested the man and official proceedings are continuing, Anadolu Agency reports.
Man arrested for removing Turkish flag Man arrested for removing Turkish flag Sunday, August 10, 2014 Rating: 5
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