More than 2,113 people have passed through police custody over their alleged ties to the Gulen movement in March, this year, state-run Anadolu news agency said Sunday.

Anadolu compiled data from the all police operations against alleged Gulenists in March.

More than 2,113 people were detained in such operations, of which 623 were remanded in pretrial detention, according to the news agency.

Turkish government blames the Gulen movement for the July 15, 2016 failed attempt while the latter denies involvement. Nearly 170,000 people have been detained over Gulen links since the summer of 2016.

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