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Turkish police arrest Greek national at border

Man arrested in restricted military area

Zehra Nur Düz   | 12.02.2019
Turkish police arrest Greek national at border FILE PHOTO

Ankara

By Salih Baran

EDIRNE, Turkey

A Greek national who illegally crossed into Turkey was arrested Tuesday in a restricted military area on the border with Greece, according to police sources.

Arda border post officers arrested M.A., 50, at the first degree restricted area in the village of Bosnakoy.

He was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Greece for murder, then was released on condition of judicial control, the suspect said during his inquiry.

He was handed to the provincial migration authority to be returned to his country.


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