Posted 05.08.2013 14:14:51 UTC
Updated 05.08.2013 14:33:11 UTC
The court, while announcing the verdicts, used the expression " those convicted of the Ergenekon Terror Organization charge. "
21 people were acquitted.
Former chief of the military General İlker Başbuğ, generals Hurşit Tolon and Şener Eruygur as well as Doğu Perinçek, journalist Tuncay Özkan and former commander of the First Army General Hurşit Tolon were sentenced to life imprisonment.
Professor Dr.Mehmet Haberal and 15 other suspects were released.
The court is going to handle separately the cases of suspects Bedrettin Dalan and Turan Çömez, both of whom are at large.
The cases of those who died during the trial have been dropped.