Turkish Court Sentences 2 Ex-Army Officers to Life in Prison

Ankara, A Turkish court sentenced to life in prison two ex-army officers who took part in the failed coup attempt on July 15 in the first verdict against coup perpetrators.
The second criminal court in the province of Erzurums convicted former Colonel Murat Kocak and former Major Murat Yilmaz with attempting to overthrow the constitutional order and sentenced to life in prison, Anadolu Agency reported.
The defendants, who were on duty in Erzurum on the day of the coup, claimed innocence.

Source: Qatar News Agency