Individuals detained during Labor Day protests sent to Istanbul court

ISTANBUL: Security forces took protesters who were detained over while holding protests on Labor Day were sent to an Istanbul court on Monday.

Police took the protesters to the Istanbul Courthouse from the public security branch office with buses. Some of the protesters shouted slogans on Labor Day while getting off the vehicles.

The National Police Department announced that a total of 339 people were detained across the country during May 1 demonstrations in accordance with an internal security package that has recently went into effect.