Selim Buğrahan, a 87-year old Kurdish man, has been senenced to 5 years in prison on terror charges, according to a Twitter account that claims to be a close relative of Mr. Buğrahan.

According to the Twitter account, the Kurdish man has several health issues and has been held at a prison in Turkey’s Kahramanmaraş province for over a month. The man has recently been given a prison sentence of 5 years on charges of membership in the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

The claim has neither been confirmed nor denied by the Turkish authorities.