Hakan Demir was taken into custody

BirGün Daily's internet chief editor Hakan Demir has been detained with a dawn raid in his home early in the morning in Istanbul.

Earlier, legal process against 78 people concerning social media activities was started related to Turkey's military operation in Syria.

The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office decided to detain Hakan Demir on charges of provoking the public hatred and enmity.