Nearly 90 police officials purged in southeast Turkey

The Turkish authorities removed at least 24 members of the police in the southern province of Şanlıurfa on Monday, a day after at least 64 police officials and officers were purged in one of the largest crackdown.

Monday’s reshuffle included a police commissioner as well as two chief commissioners and 21 police officers from the public security, riot police, anti-terrorism and anti-smuggling units. The removed members of the police were appointed to junior positions.