Germany is investigating a possible Turkish spy who was arrested two weeks ago in Düsseldorf

The federal prosecutor’s office is investigating a person arrested two weeks ago in a Düsseldorf hotel on the assumption that it is a Turkish spy, as a spokeswoman for the organization confirmed on Friday.

The spokeswoman asserted that the public prosecutor’s office had “sufficient evidence” that the detainee had collected information about supporters of the movement led by clergyman Fetulá Gülen, who is viewed by the Turkish government as the instigator of the failed coup attempt in the country in 2016.

Germany is investigating a possible Turkish spy who was arrested two weeks ago in Düsseldorf
Germany is investigating a possible Turkish spy who was arrested two weeks ago in Düsseldorf

The clergyman, who denies all allegations, lives in the United States and knows that if he returned to his home country he would be automatically arrested by the Turkish authorities.

The prisoner in Düsseldorf is a 40-year-old man who died after a major operation on the 17th, “according to the first case report.

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