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Turkish police removed for extradition of Egyptian

February 5, 2019 at 9:04 pm

Egyptian Mohamed Abdelhafiz Ahmed Hussein was deported from Turkey to Egypt [Facebook]

Eight police officers were removed from office and a commission established for the investigation of the extradition of an Egypt citizen sentenced to death in Egypt, according to a statement Tuesday from the governorship of Istanbul, Anadolu Agency reports.

“A commission has been charged by the governorship under the chairmanship of the Deputy Governor for the examination and investigation of the extradition process of the Egyptian Mohamed Abdelhafiz Ahmed Hussein to his country,” said the governorship.

With the approval of the Governor’s Office, eight police officers from the passport control branch of directorate of security at Ataturk Airport were removed from their offices in accordance with the offer of the investigator in charge for the security of the examination and investigation conducted, according to the Governorship.

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