Erdal Tercan, expelled Constitutional Court member, was arrested in July 2016. He has been in prison so far. He is infected with Covid-19 in prison and virus spreads into his lung.
Although he is seriously ill and has been at hospital he is not released, his defense lawyer Oktay Erdoğan shared:
Sayın Adalet Bakanı; Prof Dr Erdal Tercan Covit19 sebebi ile hastahanede. Tutuklu olduğu için Dr olan oğlu ilgilenemiyor. Demiştiniz ya; ADALET TECELLİ ETSİN; İSTERSE KIYAMET KOPSUN. İnanın tahliye olunca kıyamette kopmayacak. Erdal Tercan’a acil TAHLİYE
— Oktay Erdoğan (@avoktayerdogan) November 19, 2020
Mr. Tercan was sentenced to 10 years and 7 months in prison on 4 April 2019 over the pretext of terrorism charges.
His wife, lawyer Süheyla Tercan died on 10 March 2020 and Criminal Chamber of Court of Appeal has not even allowed him to attend his wife’s funeral.