09.02.2000 - 00:00 |
Prime Ministry Inspection Board accessed important information about the weapons purchased by Batman governorship.
The investigation that was launched when ANASOL - D government was in power,
determined that the governorship imported the weapons through a company
called Hospro, whose name was also revealed in Susurluk accident.
According to the information taken by Milliyet Daily, the Premier Mesut
Yilmaz had ordered the Chairman Kutlu Savas to launch an inspection about
the lost weapons and the expenses from the covered fund.
The board determined that nearly $50 million was spent from the fund during
Tansu Ciller's Premiership. The inspectors also found out that Batman
governorship purchased weapons from abroad.
Former Batman Governor Salih Sarman said "They took special permission from
the Prime Ministry to buy these weapons during his period. Sarman denied the
claims that the weapons purchased between 1994 - 1996 are lost and can be used by Hizbullah.