Mubarak Mansimov Gurbanoğlu was detained on 15 March. He was arrested on charges of “Membership in the Fethullah Terrorist Organization”. A 26-page indictment was issued against Gurbanoğlu. The remarkable detail in the indictment is; It was Gurbanoğlu’s visit to FETÖ chief Fetullah Gülen. It was told that Gülen gave gifts to Gurbanoğlu. It was stated that he also said that he could allocate his plane to Gülen. Gurbanoğlu was also frequently meeting with FETÖ’s top executives.
The first hearing of the case was held at the Istanbul Courthouse in Çağlayan last September. Making his defense, Gurbanoğlu denied the allegations. FETÖ acknowledged that he had met with Fethullah Gülen twice, and coronavirus measures were applied in the second hearing. For this reason, the accused businessperson Gurbanoğlu attended the hearing from prison using SEGBİS, that is, a video and audio system. 4 anonymous witnesses were heard first.
Mubariz Mansimov sank with $ 900 million debt
Anonymous witnesses claimed that Gurbanoğlu was affiliated with FETÖ. The prosecutor requested the continuation of his detention, Gurbanoğlu demanded his release. The court ordered the continuation of Gurbanoğlu’s detention. The case has been postponed to January 13, 2021.
Palmali company, owned by Gurbanoğlu, went bankrupt, leaving about $ 900 million in debt to the market.
Three-quarters of its fleet of 79 ships were seized by Germany and Russia. Mubariz Gurbanoğlu is facing up to 15 years in prison for “Being a Member of an Armed Terrorist Organization”.
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Source: News Global