Mother of 2 detained while visiting jailed husband during Eid holiday


Date posted: June 29, 2017

42-year-old Ozen Alkan was detainedon Monday, June 26 while she was visiting her husband, already under arrest over his alleged links to the Gulen movement. It was the second day of Muslim festival of Eid-Al-Fitr on Monday.

Ozen took some 900 kilometers along with her two children from Bursa to Osmaniye where her husband, Mehmet Alkan has been held over Gulen ties since early this month.

She was detained during their visit to Mehmet and was taken to the Police’s Organized Crime Department in the neighboring province of Adana. The charges raised against her are still unknown.

A sociology graduate and a 42-year-old mother of two, Ozen worked as a family counselor from 2012 to 2017, media said.

Source: Turkey Purge , June 29, 2017


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