Businessman Detained Anew After Turkish Court Acquits Him of Plotting to Oust Erdogan

SILIVRI, Turkey—A Turkish courtroom acquitted a distinguished businessman who confronted the prospect of a life…

SILIVRI, Turkey—A Turkish courtroom acquitted a distinguished businessman who confronted the prospect of a life prison sentence for allegedly colluding to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s authorities in 2013, a shock ruling that elicited extensive applause in the courtroom and impromptu celebrations in Istanbul.

Hours afterwards, nonetheless, Turkish prosecutors issued an get to more detain the businessman, Osman Kavala, as section of a probe into no matter whether he performed a job in the unsuccessful coup against Mr. Erdogan in July 2016.