Recep Tayyip Erdogan wanted to kill in Marmaris

Each of the prisoners received four life sentences.

In Turkey, Mugla province court handed down convictions in respect of the 34 military, charged with the attempted murder of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a failed coup in 2016.

This writes the newspaper Sabah, reports Interfax.

In the court decision it is noted that each of those convicted in accordance with the criminal code of Turkey handed down four life sentences. Another defendant was acquitted.

In total, this case held 40 people.

According to the investigation, the convicts were trying to kill Erdogan during the coup in 2016, when the President was in a hotel in the Turkish city of Marmaris. The attack on the hotel happened shortly after the Turkish leader left the facility.

As reported Корреспондент.netin the night of July 16, 2016 in Turkey, was an attempted military coup, but the plans of the rebels has failed .

Turkish authorities accuse him of organizing a coup the opposition of the theologian Fethullah gülen living in the United States. In turn, Gulen denied any involvement in the coup attempt.

Then Turkey turned mass repression against alleged supporters of Gulen.