Turkish police fine dozens for gathering in cafe they entered via secret passageway during curfew
Some 31 people were fined for breaking into an internet cafe through a secret passageway from the shop next door in the western province of Bursa during the national weekend curfew on Dec. 27. The intruders were found to have entered through a passage hidden behind a refrigerator.
A group of people were fined for breaking into an internet cafe by breaking down one of its walls during the Dec. 27 weekend curfew in the western province of Bursa.
Police officers knocked on the shuttered storefront for about 15 minutes before someone answered and told the officers that there was a few acquaintances chatting in the shop.
Police discovered a passage in the wall hidden behind a drink refrigerator, where the suspects had crossed into the cafe from the store next door.
Police also found a crowd people in the store hiding behind a curtain, as the internet cafe was being run as a coffee house where the mostly-male clients could drink tea and play board games.