About 4,500 Turkish public staff dismissed


About 4,500 Turkish public staff have been dismissed over their suspected links with the Gulenist Terror Group (FETO), a statutory decree announced on Tuesday.

Under the statutory decree issued on the website, 2,585 from the Education Ministry, 893 from the gendarmerie, 417 from the General Security Directorate, 49 from the Interior Ministry and 520 from other public institutions were sacked over their jobs.

Turkey accuses FETO of orchestrating last July’s coup attempt which killed 248 people and injured nearly 2,200 others.

After the coup attempt, the government declared a state of emergency that has seen tens of thousands of public servants dismissed or suspended from their jobs over suspected ties to Gulenists. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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