A YPG/PKK terrorist, who was in the orange category of the Turkish Interior Ministry’s wanted list, was remanded in custody on Thursday.
The wanted list is divided into five color-coded categories, with red as the most wanted, followed by blue, green, orange and gray.
Tarik Kar, codenamed Heba Rodi, was sought with a bounty of 1 million Turkish liras ($147,108) on his head.
In an anti-terror operation on May 13, Turkish security forces captured him in the country’s southeastern Diyarbakir province.
He was produced before a court in Lice district of Diyarbakir province.
The court remanded Kar in custody over the charges of being a member of an armed terrorist group.
In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU — has been responsible for the deaths of nearly 40,000 people, including many women, children, and infants.
* Writing by Fahri Aksut
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