KURDISH MP CURSED TURKISH CHIEF OF POLICE (VIDEO)
A dispute took place between Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) MP Hasip Kaplan and the local chief of police during the Novruz [New Year] celebration in Cizre, Turkey. The MP was in the city to support the arrested Kurds in Cizre.
Kaplan and other Kurdish MPs were prohibited to march to the court. As a result, Kaplan and the chief of police argued, Turkish Hurriyet reports. The MP got nervous and cursed the police officer.
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