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Turkey holds prosecutors over spy agency's Syria-bound truck| Reuters

May 07, 2015    

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Wednesday arrested four prosecutors and a gendarme officer for trying to carry out a search of Syria-bound trucks belonging to the state intelligence agency that they suspected of illegally carrying arms for rebels fighting Syria's government.Local media said the arrests were part of a crackdown by President Tayyip Erdogan on followers, within the judiciary and police, of a U.S.-based Islamic cleric he accuses of trying to oust him. Seventeen army officers were held last month in the same case.Police and the prosecutors could not immediately be reached for comment....

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