Dismissed and arrested prosecutor Salih Çokal was sentenced 7 years 6 months in jail by Samsun 3th Assize Court for being member of armed terrorist organisation.

He was accused of using ByLock secure messaging mobile application which was publicly available on Google and Apple Stores.

He denied accusation and asked his acquittal.

After convicting, court released him by considering his long detention period. He might be put in prison again if appeal courts uphold the conviction to serve remaining sentence.