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Former Turkish president Evren sentenced to life for 1980 coup

Former Turkish president Evren sentenced to life for 1980 coup

🕔11:09, 19.Jun 2014

ANKARA: General Kenan Evren, 96, who came to symbolise the “Pasha” officer class that dominated Turkish politics over decades, was sentenced to life in jail on Wednesday for leading a 1980 coup that resulted in widespread torture, arrests and deaths.

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