April 22, 2016 / 4:47 PM / in 2 years

Turkish Cypriot businessman released in Turkey after extradition from UK: Dogan

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Cypriot businessman Asil Nadir, who was jailed in Britain in 2012 for stealing millions from his business empire, was released in Turkey on Friday, Dogan news agency and other local media reported.

Nadir was freed after spending one night in prison in Turkey after having been extradited from Britain, they said.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay, writing by Dasha Afanasieva; Editing by David Dolan

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