Trial of Hrant Dink murder case to resume next week

Trials of Dink murder case will continue on April 10, 11, 13 and 14, Agos reports.

Trials of public officials, including former police chiefs Celalletin Cerrah, Engin Dinç, Ramazan Akyürek, Ali Fuat Yılmazer, Ahmet İlhan Güler, will continue on April 10, 11, 13 and 14.

Ali Fuat Yılmazer, former chief of the Office  of Istanbul Directorate of Security Intelligence Branch, will continue to present his defence. During previous hearings, Yılmazer argued with the chief judge and stopped presenting his defence. On March 16, during the cross examination of Yılmazer, his daughters Fatma Saadet Yılmazer and Rabia Yılmazer was detained as part of “FETÖ” investigation.  Upon the request of lawyers, the hearing was postponed to April 10.

The case against eight gendarmerie personnel in Trabzon also continues. On March 21, Trabzon 1st High Penal Court asked for permission to join the case with the one tried in Istanbul 14th High Penal Court.

The court in Istanbul is expected to respond to this request soon.

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