By SOF Editor on Wed, 02/24/2010 - 12:26pm
A Turkish court has charged and ordered jailed seven senior Turkish military officers for allegedly plotting to overthrow the Islamic-rooted government. The charges are part of unprecedented investigation into the Turkish army, which has forced four government from office since 1960.
Four admirals, an army general and two colonels, some of whom are retired, were ordered jailed while they await trial.
They are among nearly 50 senior officers arrested on Monday in connection with an alleged 2003 military plot called "sledgehammer". Turkish media say the plot included plans to destabilize