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The Turkish journalist in the newspaper Yeni Shag, Murad Agiral, received threats after addressing accusations of corruption against the former mayor of Ankara from the ruling Justice and Development Party, Maleeh Jokshak.
In his book entitled “parsel parsel”
Agiral addressed the allegations circulating over Jokchak’s involvement in corruption.
On his Twitter account, Agiral posted a tweet to the Minister of the Interior, Suleiman Soylu, and the Minister of Justice, Abdul Majid Juul, referring to his receipt of a letter of death threats with the words “You will not survive” and “We will get you,” saying: “If anything happens to my family and my children, the only ones responsible for this are Maleeh Jokchak and Osman Jokchak, who have been targeting me for days and pushing some to contact the newspaper I work with to threaten me.”
Jokchak, a member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), was forced by Erdogan to resign in 2017 as part of his alterations claiming “erosion” in some party cadres.