Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) attorneys had lodged an appeal against release of Burhan Gök, the suspect in the trial regarding the bomb attack in HDP rally in Diyarbakır who is being charged with providing passage to ISIS camp in Syria for ISIS members and was caught together with the perpetrator of the attack in Brussels.
Ankara 2nd Heavy Criminal Court deciding on the appeal ruled that "there was room for a decision regarding the appeal" as the law allowed an appeal against denial of request of release but not against a release decision".
Gök is standing trial on charge of "attempting to overcome the constitutional order", "qualified homicide", "attempt to qualified homicide", "unauthorized possession and hand-over of hazardous substance".
Burhan Gök; the perpetrator of the bomb attack in the HDP rally in Diyarbakır killing five people on June 5, 2015 was released in the hearing held on July 26 before Ankara 2nd High Criminal Court.
"Our Objection was not appended to court records"
Speaking to bianet, Özgür Erol, one of the attorneys in the trial said with regards to their appeal against the release decision that "The court did not do what it was supposed to do and did not append our objection against the release decision at the end of the hearing.
"We lodged the appeal later. Now we are waiting for the decision of Ankara 3rd Heavy Criminal Court". ü
Burhan Gök and Mustafa Kılınç were captured in an operation carried out by Antep Security Directorate as a part of the ISIS investigation together with three other people who were not citizens of Turkey claimed to cross the border and arrive the camps of ISIS.
Following the bomb attack in the HDP rally in Diyarbakır on June 5, 2015, Antep Chief Public Prosecutor's Office had passed a decision of rejection of venue and referred the case to Diyarbakır stating that the "major operation area and organization of ISIS was in Antep".
Gök was together with Al-Abqraoui as he was caught. He was accused of trying make Al-Abqraoui get to the ISIS camp in Syria.
Al-Abqraoui was deported after being caught and went to Brussels. On March 22, 2016, he detonated a bomb he had tied to his body in Zaventem airport in Brussels. His brother Halid Al-Abqraoui had also detonated a bomb tied to his body in the subway in Brussels.
ISIS claimed responsibility for both attacks in which 31 people lost their lives and at least 260 others were injured.
In the attack on June 5, 2015 in a rally of HDP in Diyarbakır in which bombs placed in waste bins were detonated through a remote control, Ramazan Yıldız (16), Necati Kulur (47), Şehmuz Kaçan (34), Civan Arslan (17) and Ali Türkmen (65) had lost their lives.
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