A 39-year-old Turkish man who was sought by a prosecutor on allegations of membership in the Gülen movement was arrested after being reported to police by his relatives during an Eid al-Adha visit on Tuesday, the Turkish media reported.

Identified only by the initials M.A. in Turkish media reports, the man was detaine dby police and then later Sent to prison by a court on charges of Gülen links.

Turkey accuses the movement of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, although it denies any involvement.

Since the coup attempt, over half a million people have been the subject of investigations over alleged Gülen membership.

More than 30,000 people are currently in Turkish prisons due to Gülen links, including hundreds of mothers with their children.