Top judicial body temporarily suspends 648 judges and prosecutors

Top judicial body temporarily suspends 648 judges and prosecutors

Ankara, August 11, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

The Second Office of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) temporarily suspended 648 judges and prosecutors on Aug. 10, as a part of the investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization/Parallel State Structure (FETÖ/PDY), which was blamed on the July 15 failed coup attempt.

The HSYK General Board will also discuss the permanent suspension of 2,851 judges and prosecutors on Aug. 11.

The total number of suspended judges and prosecutors from the judicial bodies since the failed coup attempt has reached 3,489.

Source: Hurriyet