Turkish police detains prison warden on corruption allegations

09:50, July 12, 2011      

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Turkish police detained the warden of a prison and six others in the western Turkish province of Bursa as part of a corruption probe on Monday.

The warden, four prison guards and two relatives of inmates were detained by the organized crime unit of the Bursa police force, according to the state-run Anatolia news agency.

Police are questioning the seven individuals in relation to alleged dereliction of duty and facilitating and accepting bribes.

The seven individuals are expected to be brought in front of a judge after initial questioning is completed.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
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