Police Intervention in the Tent of the Cable Car Resisters in Sapanca; In Sapanca district of Sakarya, the locals who opposed the establishment of the cable car continued their actions while the police and municipal officials removed the tent used by the activists in the morning. While the police took extensive security measures, the tent was moved to another area. The protesters reacted by saying, "Are you not ashamed, you are coming at this time?"
Sapanca Municipality made an agreement for the cable car to be established between the contractor company and Kırkpınar and Mahmudiye Hill. Those who opposed the cable car, which was planned to be built in the park and earthquake gathering area by cutting three thousand trees in the region, started the action. People who set up tents in the area where the construction site, the ropeway to be made to another area. Earlier this morning, police and municipal officials came to the area. While the police took extensive security measures, the tent moved to another area.
Protesters reacted to moving the tent and its belongings to another area. The group acted by sitting on the chairs they set out for a while. While the tent is being removed, the group continues its activities in the region.
“The“ cable car project ”, which was tendered by Sapanca Municipality last year, will start in Kırkpınar Mahallesi and will end at Mahmudiye İncebel location after 1500 meters. The project, which will be built by Bursa Teleferik A.Ş with a build-operate-transfer model, valid for 25 years, will cost approximately 80 million liras.
The area chosen in Kırkpınar for the cable car project is the Emergency Disaster Gathering Area, but also includes a playground and recreation area used by the locals. In addition, it is a land donated to the state in the past, provided that it was not used by the people of the region for any other purpose.
In the 17 thousand square meter section of the cable car line, approximately 5 thousand trees between the ages of 80 to 3 will be cut, and if the cable car project is done here, both the green area will decrease and the risk of erosion, floods and floods will increase. ” (T24)
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