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According to a written statement by the Ministry of Justice, legal action has been taken regarding 169,013 people in investigations carried out into the "Fethullahist Terrorist Organization/Parallel State Organization (FETÖ/PYD)" following the coup attempt on July 15, 2016.
As a part of these investigations, 50,510 people have been arrested including 169 generals, 7,098 colonels and low-ranking officers as well as 8,815 security staff, 24 governors, 73 vice governors, 116 sub-governors and other 31,784 suspects.
Within this approximately one-year period, 48,439 people have been subjected to probation decisions including 3,046 soldiers, 5,024 police officers, 9 governors, 27 vice-governors, 73 sub-governors and other 39,041 suspects within these investigations.
In addition, 43,404 people who were taken into custody, were later released including 10,033 people from Prosecutor's Office and 33,371 law-enforcement officers.
Orders have been issued to take 152 soldiers, 392 police officers, 3 vice governors, 9 sub-governors and other 7,266 suspects forcibly to give testimony.
2,431 judicial staff arrested
2,431 judicial staff including 2,280 judges and prosecutors, 105 members of the Supreme Court of Appeals, 41 members of the Council of State, 2 members of the Constitutional Court and 3 members of the the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors were arrested.
Of the 4,469 judicial staff against whom legal action was taken, 1,216 were subjected to probation orders, 88 were released by Prosecutor's Office and 409 others by police.
There is an order to take 265 people forcibly to give testimony including 234 judicial staff, 5 members of the Council of State and 26 members of the Supreme Court of Appeals.
6 judges and prosecutors are in detention as of today (July 13, 2017). (AS/DG)
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