adem-hudutiHe was the commander of the 2nd Army, Malatya at the day. The Second Army, based in Malatya, protects Turkey’s borders with Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

He gave written and verbal orders to the units under his area of responsibility (Diyarbakir, Sanliurfa, Batman and Mardin), forbidding any support to the dissenting activities[1].

The General was arrested in the immediate hours following the events, on charges of leading the coup, attempting to topple down the Government and trying to change the regime in Turkey.