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Turkey arrests 16 people in graft probe; including ministers' sons

Source: Reuters - Sat, 21 Dec 2013 07:41 AM
Author: Reuters
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ANKARA, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Sixteen people were arrested in Turkey on Saturday, including the sons of two cabinet ministers and the general manager of state-owned Halkbank, during a corruption investigation, CNN Turk and other media reported.

Scores of others have already been detained in the inquiry, which poses the biggest challenge to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's decade-long rule.

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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