Nusaybin (a district of Mardin province in southeastern Turkey) Co-Mayor Sara Kaya from Democratic Region Party (DBP) was unseated by Mardin Governorship Directorate of Local Authorities.
In 2014 local elections, Kaya and other Co-Mayor Cengiz Kök from DBP took 91% of the votes.
Sara Kaya’s home was raided by police and she was arrested by showing declaration of self-government reason on August 28 and then was released upon judicial control decision.
However, Public Prosecutor of Nusaybin objected and Kaya was arrested for a second time for being a member of ‘illegal organization’ and was sent to Mardin E-Type Prison.
Kaya was transferred to Ankara Sincan Prison on September 2. (YY/BD)
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