Court accepts 3rd indictment on Hrant Dink murder case
The third indictment on Hrant Dink murder case was finally accepted by the court.
The third indictment on Hrant Dink murder case was finally accepted by the Istanbul 14th Court for Serious Crimes.
When this indictment was twice rejected by the court, Prosecutor Gökalp Kökçü, who examines this murder case, had appealed this court decision, and accepted this indictment.
Kökçü had motioned that the third indictment was accepted and joined to the main murder case.
The third indictment on Hrant Dink murder case brings charges against current and former high-ranking military servicemen, police officers, and state employees.
Journalist Hrant Dink, the founder and chief editor of Armenian bilingual weekly Agos, was murdered on January 19, 2007, outside the office of his newspaper.
In 2011, the perpetrator, Ogün Samast, was sentenced by a juvenile court to 22 years and ten months for the murder.
After long court proceedings and appeals, however, a new probe was ultimately launched in this murder case, and regarding numerous former and serving senior Turkish officials’ complicity in this assassination. (EVRENSEL DAILY)