Turkish former air force commander tells interrogators he DID plot coup against Erdogan – after he is pictured bloodied and beaten

Former Turkish air force chief Akin Ozturk has confessed to prosecutors his role in plotting the coup that attempted to topple the government over the weekend, the state-run Anadolu Agency reports.

Gen Ozturk was quoted as having told interrogators that he ‘acted with intention to stage a coup’.

Earlier today officials accused of masterminding the uprising, including Ozturk, were paraded on camera with their hands bound and ordered to give their name and rank before being taken to be interrogated.

Photographs appeared to show several injuries to Gen Ozturk’s head and upper body.

ANKARA, TURKEY - JULY 17: Former air force commander Gen. Akin Ozturk (C) is seen under custody at Ankara Police Headquarters following the failed Parallel State/Gulenist Terrorist Organization's military coup attempt, in Ankara, Turkey on July 17, 2016.  (Photo by Murat Kula/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

ANKARA, TURKEY – JULY 17: Former air force commander Gen. Akin Ozturk (C) is seen under custody at Ankara Police Headquarters following the failed Parallel State/Gulenist Terrorist Organization’s military coup attempt, in Ankara, Turkey on July 17, 2016.
(Photo by Murat Kula/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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