ISTANBUL: Former police chief was called to testify in Dink trial

Today’s Zaman, Turkey
Nov 29 2014

Former police chief was called to testify in Dink trial

Former police chief Ali Fuat Y�±lmazer was called to testify as part of
an investigation »»

Former police chief Ali Fuat Y�±lmazer was called to testify as part of
an investigation into the killing of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant
Dink as a suspect.

Prosecutor Yusuf Hakk�± Do��an is supervising the investigation and
summoned Y�±lmazer, who was on duty at �°stanbul Police Intelligence
Unit. Y�±lmazer previously said he was on duty abroad when the killing
took place and denied any responsibility. The prosecutor reportedly
also called Ogün Samast, the hit man in the murder of Dink, who was
fatally shot outside the Agos weekly office in 2007, as a witness.
Former �°stanbul Police Chief Celalettin Cerrah will also be summoned
as part of the investigation.

Y�±lmazer is currently behind bars on wiretapping charges.

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