29 Mart 2017 Çarşamba
Intelligence officer of the British occupation forces, John Bennett, who was known with his gruesome tortures, was a spy that frequented the Mevlevi House. Indeed, as soon as he returned to England, he opened the first Mevlevi house of England.
While John Bennett (the one in the middle with the uniform) was an intelligence officer in 1920s in Istanbul. John Godolphin Bennett, a British intelligence officer made Kroeger Hotel the headquarters. The hotel was located in Beyoğlu, on a spot which had a good view of the city. At the basement floor of the hotel, there were torture rooms where Captain Bennet, who was known with the name “Bennet the Torturer”, tortured people at nights with a whip.