Turkey corruption investigators charge 16 with links to Erdoğan

Sixteen people, including the sons of two ministers, have been charged in connection with a sweeping corruption investigation targeting allies of the prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Suleyman Aslan, the general manager of state-owned Halkbank, was also formally arrested and charged alongside Baris Guler, the son of the interior minister, and Kaan Caglayan, the son of the economy minister, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported on Saturday. The son of a third minister and a construction magnate were freed from custody pending trial.

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