POLICE have detained 12 people at seven addresses in Didim as part of an ongoing inquiry stemming from a December 20 rally in the town.

Officers from the anti-terrorism bureau also seized documents, a gun, cartridges and pictures as part of the investigation.

The 12, aged between 18 and 38, were taken into custody on an inquiry looking into “of making propaganda for a terrorist organization, praising crime and criminals”.

Three were released, while the other nine were referred to court after the public prosecutor’s office opened an investigation against them. The investigation continues.