HDP Diyarbakir deputy Altan Tan detained

HDP Diyarbakir deputy Altan Tan at a press conference in the Turkish parliament

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Diyarbakir deputy Altan Tan was detained by police officers from his home in Diyarbakir this afternoon.

According to reports Tan was taken into custody as part of a “terror probe” being conducted by the Diyarbakir Public Prosecutors Office.

Tan is the 7th HDP lawmaker to be detained in the past two days. The other deputies were released following questioning.