Purge-victim Turkish judge dies of cancer

Purge-victim Turkish judge dies of cancer

Abdurrahman Sakar, a former Turkish judge who was fired from his job in the aftermath of a failed coup in 2016, died of cancer at age of 42, Journalist Sevinç Özarslan reported. Sakar was fired with a decree issued following the failed coup in 2016. He was accused by...

Imprisoned lecturer dies of heart attack

Imprisoned lecturer dies of heart attack

Şükrü Tuğrul Özşengül, a former lecturer at the Turkish National Police Academy has died of heart attack in Istanbul's notorious Silivri Prison, according to Turkish media. The 54-year-old man reportedly underwent a heart surgery in May 2020. He was later given a...