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Turkish government sacks police investigating corruption

08.01.14 @ 08:53

  1. By EUOBSERVER

350 Turkish police officers have been dismissed following a corruption inquiry targeting key allies of PM Recep Tayipp Erdogan. The heads of the financial crimes, anti-smuggling, cyber crime and organised crime units were all sacked or moved to other posts on Tuesday following an overnight government decree, local media reported.