Veli Küçük (born 9 May 1944, Türkmen, Gölpazarı, Bilecik, Turkey) is a retired Turkish brigadier-general. He is thought to be the founder of the JİTEM intelligence arm of the Turkish Gendarmerie, and is accused by the Turkish government of being the head of the Ergenekon organization, based on testimony by Tuncay Güney. He was arrested in January 2008, and on 5 August 2013, sentenced to two consecutive life sentences.
Küçük is accused by the Turkish government of being the head of the Ergenekon organisation, based on testimony by Tuncay Güney. He was arrested in January 2008. Cem Ersever's archive was found in Küçük's house.
On 5 August 2013 he was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences.
- Today's Zaman, 16 June 2009, Ultranationalist Ergenekon suspect is of Armenian origin, magazine reveals
- Hurriyet Daily News, 15 January 2009, Key testimony handed to defense
- Today's Zaman, 17 December 2008, Cross examination silences retired Gen. Veli Küçük
- Zaman, 12 June 2009, Veli küçük Ermeni köyünde doğmuş,Ermeniceyi iyi biliyor
- "Ergenekon" Conspiracy is Rooted in "Susurluk" Says Former Minister , 30 January 2008, bianet
- Today's Zaman, 13 August 2008, Ergenekon indictment reopens gendarmerie major’s murder case
- Radikal, 28 January 2007, Veli Küçük neden her taşın altından çıkıyor?.
- Today's Zaman, 27 December 2012, Ergenekon suspect Yıldırım kisses Küçük's hand
- Today's Zaman, 5 August 2013, Long sentences for Ergenekon suspects, life for ex-army chief
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