Turkish police early on Oct. 24 raided the HDP’s Doğubayazıt district building in the eastern province of Ağrı. The police also detained HDP district co-chairs Abdullah Ekelik and Gönül Öztürk at their homes.
Turkish police on July 14 detained 33 people in a raid against Kurdish politicians in the southeastern province of Antep. eoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Provincial Branch head Musa Aydın, the district branch heads of Şahinbey and Şehitkamil, Democratic Regions Party (DBP) provincial chair, two village heads and a lawyer were among those detained.
The pro-Kurdish HDP has referred its Doğubeyazıt co-mayors to the party disciplinary committee to probe people's complaints against them. The party said that once the disciplinary process is completed, it will share the details and results with the public.
The family of a woman who was claimed to have committed suicide filed a murder complaint, saying that she was killed by her husband's parents in the eastern province of Ağrı. Ceylan Akpolat's mother Zozan Kaya and brother Kasım Kaya said that she had bruises all over her body and it was made to look like suicide after she was murdered.
Ağrı Mayor Savcı Sayan has said that he will send medical masks to Hollywood stars and U.S. President Donald Trump amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Speaking to reporters in his office, Sayan praised Turkey for sending coronavirus medical aid to a number of countries, adding that Hollywood stars and several other celebrities have been experiencing difficulties in "desperation" in finding masks despite their fortune.
Turkish officials have imposed an administrative fine on six people involved in a brawl for breaking social distancing rules within the scope of the new type of coronavirus measures.
One customs personnel was killed in a rocket attack carried out on an armored vehicle belonging to Gürbulak Customs Office near the Iranian border in the eastern province of Ağrı on March 2. "A rocket that was fired on an armored vehicle carrying Ağrı Gürbulak Customs Office personnel hit its front tire at 8:50 a.m. There are injuries," Minister Soylu said.