The ceremony was attended by the martyred police officer’s wife Nilufer Ermis and her family, as well as Istanbul Governor Davut Gül, provincial police chief Zafer Aktaş and their aides.
In his speech here, Istanbul Police Chief Aktaş said that upon receiving a report of an armed attack on a residence in Murat Cesme District, the Büyük Cesme District Police Department responded to the address where the notice was received.
Explaining that Cihat Ermis was seriously injured when the resident responded to the shooting and despite all the interventions made in the hospital, he was martyred, Aktaş said, “The suspect who martyred our friend was captured “And was taken into custody along with the gun he used. This was discovered at the scene. Our ongoing studies regarding the reported incident.” “All nine suspects were captured and detained, and the guns they used were confiscated,” he said.
Aktas said that the martyr joined the police force in 2018 and served with great success in various units for more than 5 years and said, “The untimely demise of our martyr is deeply saddened by his precious family and us, his loved ones Is.”
A moment of silence was observed and prayers were offered in front of the martyr’s body wrapped in the Turkish flag.
The mortal remains of the martyr were carried on shoulders by the ceremonial squad, placed in a vehicle and taken to Ankara for burial.