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  5/22/2012, Sivan 1, 5772

3 Arrested in Plot to Abduct Syrian Officer in Turkey

Turkish police arrested three people, Monday, on suspicion of involvement in a plot to kidnap a Syrian officer who found political asylum there. The officer was living in a tent city near the Turkish-Syrian border.

According to the chief prosecutor in the Hatay province of southern Turkey, an investigation was opened when police were informed of the plot.