CHP Party Assembly Member Sera Kadıgil Detained

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Republican People’s Party (CHP) Party Assembly member legist Sera Kadıgil has been taken into custody in Çağlayan Courthouse.

In his interview to bianet, CHP İstanbul MP Barış Yarkadaş said:

“Sera Kadıgil went to Çağlayan Courthouse to testify as part of another case. While he was waiting to testify, the police officers going near him notified him of a detention warrant.

“Kadıgil is being charged due to her tweets. However, we are not yet sure which tweets have caused this charge”.

Targeted by pro-government media

The pro-government media had targeted Kadıgil over her tweets in the past few days.

Upon this, Kadıgil stated on January 28 that the tweets in question were posted seven years ago. (EKN/TK)