Turkey charges seven military officers over coup plot

Thursday, February 25, 2010

A Turkish court on Wednesday charged and jailed seven senior Turkish military officers for allegedly plotting several years ago to overthrow the Turkish government.
The officers consist of four admirals, an army general and two staff colonels. Among them were Admiral Ramazan Cem Gundeniz, Admiral Aziz Cakmak, retired General Mehmet Kaya Varol, retired Admiral Ali Deniz Kutluk and retired Admiral Ozer Karabulut. Also arrested were retired General İbrahim Fırtına, who was Commander of the Air Force from 2003 until his retirement in 2005 and retired Admiral Ozden Ornek, Commander of the Navy, also from 2003 to 2005. The court released six other officers.


They definetely had some high ranking people