Şule Akkaya, a primary school teacher who was detained on June 1 as part of an investigation into Turkey’s Gülen group, reportedly covers 40 to 50 km twice a day to breastfeed her one-year-old baby in Zonguldak.
According to TR724 news portal, Şule Akkaya, whose husband has been held in prison for almost eleven months over alleged links to the Gülen group, was detained by police in Zonguldak and then taken to Ereğli, a district located some 50 kilometers from where she was detained.
Akkaya, who has four kids aged 1 to 10, reportedly accompanied by police every day from Ereğli Police Station to her house in Zonguldak to feed the baby and fulfil the needs of the children.
Due to a government-backed witch-hunt against the Gülen group, which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan accuses of being behind a failed coup on July 15, 2016, tens of human tragedies have been reported in Turkey,
Turkish government survived the attempt that killed over 240 people and wounded more than a thousand others, however; AK Party officials along with Erdoğan pinned the blame on the Gülen group and launched a widespread war on its alleged and real followers.
The group denies any involvement in the attempt.