Turkish police detain 6th suspect in case of Russian ambassador's murder

Turkish police detain 6th suspect in case of Russian ambassador's murder
Andrey Karlov Photo: Burhan Ozbilici/AP

It is known that the detainee kept in touch by phone with Andrey Karlov's murderer.

In Turkey, the police detained the sixth suspect on the case of murder of Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov, Anadolu reports. According to information of the agency, the detainee regularly called the diplomat's murderer.

Turkish law enforcement authorities within legal investigation have already arrested five people, including Fethullah Gülen, an oppositional activist, and law enforcement officers.

Russian Ambassador in Ankara Andrey Karlov was shot on December 19 during his speech at Russia Trough Turks Eyes exhibition in the Center of the modern art. Former police officer Mevlüt Altyntash fired at the diplomat's back several times. Karlov died from injuries on the way to the hospital, the criminal was liquidated by police officers.

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