Turkish interior ministry issued a statement in which it announced the suspension of Diyarbakir Mayor Adnan Selcuk Mizrakli, Mardin Mayor Ahmet Turk, and Van Mayor Bedia Ozgokce Ertan on Monday.
The ministry announced that the Mayors are suspected to link with PKK and taking part in their funerals, and after the three mayors are suspended Turkish Government will appoint new Governors for these governments.
The Turkish government has now appointed the Governor of Diyarbakir Hasan Basri GUZELOGLU has been appointed as the acting metropolitan municipality mayor of Diyarbakir; the Governor of Mardin Mustafa YAMAN as the acting metropolitan municipality mayor of Mardin and the Governor of Van Mehmet Emin BILMEZ as the acting metropolitan municipality mayor of Van.
The Turkish government after suspending the mayors and appointing some other politicians in their places, they also surrounded the governorates of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin and tens of HDP officials and members were arrested.
The statement released also in English and Kurdish languages.