Dismissed justice at Court of Cassation and former secretary general of High Council of Judges and Prosecutors Mehmet Kaya was rounded up and detained following a police raid in Çanakkale city on 8 Feb 2018.

He has been fugitive and hiding since Ankara prosecution office issued arrest warrant against him along with 2745 judges and prosecutors just a day after the July 15, 2016 failed coup.

About 105.000 people have been investigated, 50.000 have been arrested while 9.000 have been fugitive since failed coup attempt.


1- https://www.ntv.com.tr/turkiye/son-dakika-haberi-eski-hsyk-genel-sekreteri-mehmet-kaya-yakalandi,xO_ntQg-C0iWkJZwCavBMw

2- http://www.diken.com.tr/feto-bilancosu-50-bin-tutuklu-105-bin-sanik-9-bin-firari-109-bin-issiz/