A 64-year-old retired municipal worker, identified as A.G., was taken into police custody while he was on vacation at a boutique hotel in Marmaris district on Thursday.
According to state-run Anadolu news agency, an arrest warrant was earlier against A.G as part of a Sakarya-based investigation into the Gulen movement. The court in charge released A.G. on judicial control that included a travel ban as well.
Hospitals and hotels as well as state institutions have become common places of detention where suspects are required to check in for registration, involuntarily helping police locate them.
Turkish government accuses the movement of leading the July 15, 2016 coup attempt while the latter denies involvement. So far, more than 126,000 people have been detained as part of the government’s post-coup crackdown against the movement while thousands of others hide themselves across the country in order the avoid jailing that have targeted pregnant women, elderly citizens, mothers and university students among others.