News on the plot on Marmaray has gone unremarked: Marmaray turned out to be a work of land not the work of the allegedly changed structure of the historical monument of 1,5 million dollars bribe money on Sirkeci Station.
The allegations regarding Mustafa Demir, who was detained on the grounds that he allowed construction for money on Marmaray station, turned out to be funny and unfounded. The owner of the plot that is the subject of the claim, while the head of the Akmercan Group of Companies, Gazi Akmercan stated that they have not yet nailed in the plot that is the subject of the investigation in Sirkeci, and that they have been waiting for a license from the municipality for more than 1 year. He said it was not possible to have a historical monument. It was learned that the basis of the investigation was the lie of an architect that he said in a telephone conversation with a client, and was used for advertising purposes.
Within the scope of the investigation initiated by the Istanbul Police Department, Fatih Mayor Mustafa Demir, one of the partners of Akmercan İnşaat, Cemal Akmercan and architect Sevinç Doğan, were detained.
Gazi Akmercan, President of the Akmercan Group of Companies, which we have reached regarding these allegations, said that the allegations were completely unfounded. Stating that the land on Marmaray Sirkeci Station has private properties and still stands as an empty plot, Akmercan said that they applied to Fatih Municipality in order to build the land they owned about a year ago, they paid the necessary fees, but they did not receive a license yet. Akmercan stated that it would not be possible to construct a land that does not have a license, 'I condemn those who make false news. They write that we gave 1 million dollars. The cost of this construction is not so much. You have to be a sucker to give this money. '
We prepared a project suitable for DLH
Akmercan said that after the application they made for the license, the Ministry of Transport Railway, Port and Airports Administration (DLH) would need permission for construction in the area. Akmercan stated that Fatih Municipality had made correspondence for this and that they applied again after making the necessary changes in the construction project after DLH did not allow it in its current form. Akmercan said: 'DLH wanted to reduce the floors on the grounds that Marmaray could be damaged. We made the corrections and reapplied. Both Japanese engineers and DLH reported that construction could be done after the necessary measures were taken. We made dozens of correspondence. We have all of these. As a result, it was decided that it is technically possible to construct buildings according to the reduced number of floors.
Akmercan Group of Companies Gazi Akmercan stated that necessary adjustments were made in the project and said: 'DLH Marmaray wanted to reduce the floors on the grounds that it could be damaged. We made the corrections and reapplied. Both Japanese engineers and DLH reported that construction could be done after the necessary measures were taken. We made dozens of correspondence. We have it all. '
Mustafa Demir was targeted
Gazi Akmercan said, 'The $ 1.5 million bribery claims regarding the Akmercan Group and the Mayor of Fatih are despicable slander and I think it is a dirty operation that was designed by the circles to defame AK Party and Mustafa Demir during the election process.'
Advertising lie on the phone
It was claimed that the evidence that led to the detention of Fatih Municipality Mayor Mustafa Demir and members of the Monument Board and other people was a wiretapping. It was learned that while the architect, who was doing the works of the land in question, talked to a customer over the phone, he said that he lied for advertising purposes by saying "I paid 1,5 million dollars and took care of Akmercan's work." Gazi Akmercan stated the following regarding the issue:
'As Akmercan, it is claimed that we bribed Fatih Municipality for the Council of Monuments. It is not possible for the land to be 1st degree or 2nd degree historical monument. After DLH gave permission, the Council of Monuments also made an interim decision that we could do our project. He just asked us to make minor corrections to the front.
Source: I haber.stargazete.co