Turkey Detains 15 PpoliceOofficers For Alleged Illegal Eavesdropping

ggggggggggggTurkey’s police have launched a new wave of raids and detained 15 more police officers suspected of conducting illegal wiretaps.

Officers were detained Monday in raids at their homes in eight Turkish cities.

Dozens of other policemen were arrested in 2014 for allegedly illegally wiretapping President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials.

The government says the officers are associated with a moderate Islamic movement led by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, which it accuses of attempting to topple the government.