Türkiye initiates criminal cases against nearly 3,000 persons regarding Feb. 6 earthquakes

Yılmaz Tunç, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Türkiye 

© APA | Yılmaz Tunç, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Türkiye 

# 03 February 2024 20:09 (UTC +04:00)

"Criminal cases have been initiated against 2,825 suspects in the investigation of buildings that collapsed or were modified in violation of construction norms in the region where the February 6 earthquakes occurred in Türkiye," Minister of Justice of the Republic of Türkiye Yılmaz Tunç noted on X, APA repoerts.

According to him, arrest warrants have been issued for 267 of those persons.

"A decision of judicial review was issued for 984 of them," he added.

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