Armed assault on pro-gov media boss, accusations, confidentiality order

“Star Media Group Chairman Murat Sancak has been attacked on Thursday by gunmen. Sancak survived unscathed from the attack. Two assailants, who were reportedly wearing masks, have opened fired on Sancak’s car and fled the scene immediately” the daily Sabah has reported on August 20.

Star Media Group Chairman Murat Sancak attacked by gunmen in Istanbul

Despite Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said the attackers were apprehended in a live TV interview weeks later; this was not confirmed. However, opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said the PM said the same thing to him too. Reports from October 12 say.

Kılıçdaroğlu asks PM to reveal details of attack on Star Media Group CEO

Then, it was claimed that the attack was related to a gambling debt of Sancak.

Questions deepen over attack on Star Media CEO

Columnist Özkök claims Star Media CEO lost $12 million via gambling

Is Erdoğan the guarantor behind media boss’s gambling debts?

Three arrests were made on October 15

3 arrested over attack on pro-gov’t Star Media CEO

Police says perpetrators of attack on Turkish media group head ‘related to criminal group’

And most recently, a confidentiality order is brought over the investigation

Confidentiality order issued for drive by shooting of pro-gov’t media chairman

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