German spy's provocation plot against Erdoğan deciphered
Turkish security forces seized a machine that printed and distributed political leaflets, provoking people against Turkish President Erdoğan, in a hotel room booked by Morius Sebastian Enden who is a German citizen in Taksim.
Istanbul police found a machine that printed and distributed political leaflets, provoking people against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in a hotel room booked by a German national in Istanbul's Taksim district.
Hundreds of leaflets were flying from the hotel room window of 26-year-old Morius Sebastian Enden, who was staying in Taksim's Gezi Park Saturday morning, when hotel personnel notified the police.
After determining the source of the flying leaflets, the police entered Enden's room and discovered an automated machine combined with a printer that automatically received commands through the internet to print leaflets, and launched them from the window to the street.
Police said the whole system was controlled by a specially built remote control.
Hotel personnel said that Enden left his room late Friday and has not returned back since.
Turkish officials suspect that 26-year-old Morius Sebastian Enden is a German spy. Printing and distributing political leaflets against Erdoğan before CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu's march for justice reaches its endpoint Istanbul has been reinforcing doubts.
The leaflets, which claim to be financed by the German Federal Government, calls on people to riot against "dictatorship" shortly before the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu's march for justice reaches its endpoint Istanbul.
While police launched an investigation, reports claimed that the German suspect has already departed to Germany with a flight early in the morning.