Report: 25 Turkish police detained in new raids

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Report: 25 Turkish police detained in new raids
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Bulent Doruk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Former Istanbul Police Department Intelligence Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer (2nd R) is taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Former Istanbul Police Department Intelligence Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer (L) is taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Former Istanbul Police Department Intelligence Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer (2nd R) is taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Former Istanbul Police Department Intelligence Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer (C) is taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 23: Total number of arrests in a probe into alleged wiretapping accros several police departments in different cities of Turkey has reached to 103 on July 23, 2014. Detained 3 people are taken to Haseki Training Research Hospital for medical checkup in Istanbul, Turkey on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former Enquiry Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Afterwards, Yilmazer taken to hospital for health check. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former Enquiry Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Afterwards, Yilmazer taken to hospital for health check. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former Enquiry Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Afterwards, Yilmazer taken to hospital for health check. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former Enquiry Office chief Ali Fuat Yilmazer is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Afterwards, Yilmazer taken to hospital for health check. (Photo by Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Members of the media gather around former head of the anti-terror department of the Istanbul police, Ali Fuat Yilmazer (L), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, as he leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody in Istanbul on July 22, 2014. Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested dozens of senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged illegal wire-tapping and forgery, the latest crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls. A total of 67 serving and former top police officers were arrested, prosecutors said in a statement. Most of the arrests were in Istanbul but raids were also carried out in the capital Ankara and cities including Izmir and Diyarbakir. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the media gather around former head of the anti-terror department of the Istanbul police, Ali Fuat Yilmazer (L), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, as he leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody in Istanbul on July 22, 2014. Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested dozens of senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged illegal wire-tapping and forgery, the latest crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls. A total of 67 serving and former top police officers were arrested, prosecutors said in a statement. Most of the arrests were in Istanbul but raids were also carried out in the capital Ankara and cities including Izmir and Diyarbakir. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the media gather around former head of the anti-terror department of the Istanbul police, Ali Fuat Yilmazer (C), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, as he leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody in Istanbul on July 22, 2014. Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested dozens of senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged illegal wire-tapping and forgery, the latest crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls. A total of 67 serving and former top police officers were arrested, prosecutors said in a statement. Most of the arrests were in Istanbul but raids were also carried out in the capital Ankara and cities including Izmir and Diyarbakir. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former counter-terrorism department chief Omer Kose (R) is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Fifteen including high-ranking police officials were detained for alleged illegal wiretapping and forgery in anti-graft operations throughout police departments in several Turkish cities. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former counter-terrorism department chief Omer Kose (C) is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Fifteen including high-ranking police officials were detained for alleged illegal wiretapping and forgery in anti-graft operations throughout police departments in several Turkish cities. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Former vice president of the Financial Crime department of the Istanbul police, Kazim Aksoy (C), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, gestures as he leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody on July 22 ,2014. The Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls, television reports said. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
Former vice president of the Financial Crime department of the Istanbul police, Kazim Aksoy (C), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody on July 22 ,2014. The Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls, television reports said. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
Former vice president of the intelligence department of the Istanbul police, Hayati Basdag (C), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, holds up his hands bound by handcuffs as he leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody in Istanbul on July 22, 2014. Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested dozens of senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged illegal wire-tapping and forgery, the latest crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls. A total of 67 serving and former top police officers were arrested, prosecutors said in a statement. Most of the arrests were in Istanbul but raids were also carried out in the capital Ankara and cities including Izmir and Diyarbakir. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
Former head of the anti-terror department of the Istanbul police, Yurt Atayun (C), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody in Istanbul on July 22, 2014. Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested dozens of senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged illegal wire-tapping and forgery, the latest crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls. A total of 67 serving and former top police officers were arrested, prosecutors said in a statement. Most of the arrests were in Istanbul but raids were also carried out in the capital Ankara and cities including Izmir and Diyarbakir. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former counter-terrorism department chief Yurt Atayun is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Fifteen including high-ranking police officials were detained for alleged illegal wiretapping and forgery in anti-graft operations throughout police departments in several Turkish cities. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former counter-terrorism department chief Yurt Atayun is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Fifteen including high-ranking police officials were detained for alleged illegal wiretapping and forgery in anti-graft operations throughout police departments in several Turkish cities. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 22: Former counter-terrorism department chief Yurt Atayun is detained within 'parallel structure' operations on July 22, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Fifteen including high-ranking police officials were detained for alleged illegal wiretapping and forgery in anti-graft operations throughout police departments in several Turkish cities. (Photo by Islam Yakut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
An unidentified police officer (L), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, leaves a hospital in Istanbul after a medical check-up at the start of his custody on July 22 ,2014. The Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls, television reports said. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
An unidenfied police officer (C), detained as part of a criminal probe over alleged corruption, arrives at a hospital for a medical check-up at the start of his custody in Istanbul on July 22 ,2014. The Turkish authorities on July 22 arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls, television reports said. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
SURAKARTA, CENTRAL JAVA, INDONESIA - July 19 : Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) officers from Indonesian police holds a picture of family passenger of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 during collect the blood, the spittle and DNA sample, Widi Yuwono (L), the brother of Yuli Hastini, in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, on July 19, 2014. This data will be used in the identification process of the bodies of victims and in order not to be confuse and switch. Yuli Hastini, her wife, John Paulissen and their two childrens, Sri Paulissen (3) and Martin Arjuna Paulissen (5) was also on when the plane crashed in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. (Photo by Agoes Rudianto/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
SURAKARTA, CENTRAL JAVA, INDONESIA - July 19 : Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) officers from Indonesian police collect the blood, the spittle and DNA sample, Widi Yuwono (3L), the brother of Yuli Hastini, who was a passenger of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, on July 19, 2014. This data will be used in the identification process of the bodies of victims and in order not to be confuse and switch. Yuli Hastini, her wife, John Paulissen and their two childrens, Sri Paulissen (3) and Martin Arjuna Paulissen (5) was also on when the plane crashed in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. (Photo by Agoes Rudianto/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Police in Turkey launched a second of wave of raids at police officers' residences on Tuesday, detaining at least 25 officers suspected of conducting illegal wiretaps, the country's state-run television reported.

TRT television said police teams stormed police lodgings in Istanbul and in 13 provinces across Turkey, taking 25 colleagues into custody. The state-run Anadolu Agency said police had warrants to arrest to 33 people.

Last month, police detained more than a hundred officers in similar raids for allegedly spying on and wiretapping Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials. Most of them were later released but 31 were jailed pending trial over accusations of illegal wiretaps and forging documents.

Government officials have said the police operations are directed at followers of a moderate Islamic movement - led by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen - who have allegedly risen to prominent positions within Turkey's police and judiciary.

Erdogan's government accuses the movement of being behind a series of corruption allegations earlier this year which have targeted the government as well as Erdogan's inner circle and has removed thousands of police officers and prosecutors from their posts, including those involved in the corruption probes. Erdogan, who is running for president in Sunday's election, has cast the corruption probe as a "coup" to topple his government.

In a television interview late Monday, Erdogan described the movement as a threat to national security and vowed to continue to crackdown on the group if he is elected.

Gulen has denied any involvement in the corruption probes.

Meanwhile, access to a Twitter account which has been anonymously posting alleged insider tweets critical of Erdogan's government was suspended in Turkey on Tuesday. The move came after the account tweeted details of the second wave of the police operation hours before it was launched.

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