Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) İstanbul deputy BurhanKuzu has claimed that Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu knew beforehand that CHP deputy Enis Berberoğlu would be arrested.
Kuzu’s remarks came during a live broadcast on CNN Türk on Monday.
“Kılıçdaroğlu knew that Enis Berberoğlu would be arrested. He arranged the timing of the ‘March of Justice’ accordingly,” said Kuzu.
A March of Justice from Ankara to İstanbul was initiated on June 15 in protest of the arrest of Berberoğlu, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison n June 14 for leaking information for a report on National Intelligence Organization (MİT) trucks transporting weapons to jihadists in Syria.
Berberoğlu has been held in Maltepe Prison since June 14.