On Sunday evening, January 17, the Istanbul court sanctioned the arrest of 10 people suspected of involvement in the terrorist attack perpetrated on January 12 in the district of Sultanahmet square, the website of the newspaper Hurriyet. They are charged with «membership in a terrorist organization» and «premeditated murder».
Recall that the victims of this terrorist attack carried out by fighter-bomber, were 10 tourists from Germany, 15 people were injured. The names of the dead: Gerhard Gunther hoeppner, Steffen hoeppner, Rudolf Krollman, Hiltrud Krollman, Karin Erika Franke-Dutz, rüdiger Carl Faber, Marianne Faber, Gernot ceek Mildner, Adolf Glorious Jurgen and Rudiger Becker.
According to the investigation, the executor of the attack was 28-year-old Nabeel Fadhli is a native of Saudi Arabia who lived in Syria, which on 5 January had registered as a refugee in the management of the migration of the Istanbul district of Zeytinburnu.
On suspicion of involvement in terrorist organizations and assisting terrorist were detained 17 Syrians who were on the territory of Turkey. But an Istanbul court has considered possible to release six of them under recognizance not to leave. In another – a juvenile suspect court decision is still pending.