Previously dismissed Co-Mayors of Savus, Mazıdağı and Derik districts in Mardin; Nalan Özaydın, Gülistan Öncü and Mülkiye Esmez were arrested. The Co-Mayors were detained on November 15th and were arrested by the court they were taken to 12 days later. With the arrests, the number of arrested People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Mayors since the local elections on March 31st reached 18. On the other hand, an arrest warrant was issued for Van Co-Mayor Bedia Özgökçe Ertan, who was previously dismissed and replaced with a trustee.
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