Chief prosecutor of Supreme Court of Appeals asks for annulment of Dink verdict.
Chief prosecutor of Supreme Court of Appeals asked for the annulment of Hrant Dink verdict for it did involve “organized attempt” in the murder.
“The murder was not just an ordinary killing of a person. The act had the intention to destroy the unity of the Turkish state and create chaos in the society. Dink’s murder was an organized assassination,” the chief prosecutor said.
Hrant Dink, a Turkish journalist of Armenian origin, was assassinated in Istanbul on January 19, 2007.
His killer Ogun Samast, then 17-year old, was sentenced to 22 years and 10 months in prison in July 2011.