The Ministry of Justice has issued instructions to the Attorney General’s offices in 10 provinces affected by two major earthquakes in Southeast Turkey establishes “Earthquake Crime Investigation Departments” on Saturday, as authorities arrested at least 14 people over Alleged negligence in relation to buildings that collapsed after earthquakes.
The ministry noted the importance of taking immediate action on Collect evidence and enforce precautionary measures for the suspects for Investigations to be launched into the deaths caused by negligence.
The ministry said that prosecutors responsible for The above departments will only deal with cases related to seismic neglect and use precautionary measures for ensure The suspects do not escape or destroy certificate.
separately , prosecutors They are looking to hold 33 more in the city of Diar Baker over alleged liability for “building defects”, such as removing concrete columns to free them up space.
Most of The detainees were contractors. One of them was arrested at the airport in Istanbul, where he was trying to flee to Montenegro with cash. He was identified as contractor Mehmet Yasar Coskun behind Rönesans condominium – considered one of most luxurious apartments – in Hatay Province.
The police arrested Hassan Al-Barghoun in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) after some buildings made by his construction company in south of Adana province, according to the security forces.
Prosecutors issued arrest note for Paragon on suspicion of manslaughter and other charges.
Contractor Ibrahim Mustafa Oncuoglu has been arrested in Istanbul after technical examination of debris of apartment building in Gaziantep Province found neglect.
Istanbul police arrested another contractor, Mehmet Ertan Akay, after him building collapsed during the earthquake in Gaziantep.
Prosecutors issued arrest note for acai on shipment of manslaughter f building Law violations.
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag on Wed vowed to take action against Neglect and defects after deadly earthquakes.
Emphasize that the priority now is conservation people who Trapped under the rubble, Bozdag vowed, “After that, you will do the judicial process follow. all of these who Negligence and error would have been held accountable.”
More than 22,000 people lost their lives, and more More than 80,000 others were injured after two major earthquakes shook the southeast of the country on Monday.
Previously, results were obtained from the 6.6-magnitude Izmir earthquake in Show 2020 vital construction safety Violations that led to deaths