3 judges and 1 prosecutor were sentenced to long term in jail by Samsun 2nd Assize Court for allegedly being members of armed terrorist organisation on 8 Feb 2018.

Arrested judges and prosecutor’s trials were separately held in and they joined the hearings via video conferencing system (SEGBIS) from prisons where they have been kept in since July 2016.

They demanded their acquittal and release by denying all accusations.

Court convicted and sentenced Osman C. and Sıddık G. to 7 years 5 months 3 days, Umut Y. to 7 years 1 month, Ahmet Ö. to 6 years 9 months in jail.

Court ruled for continuation of arrests of Osman C., Sıddık G. and Umut Y. while releasing Ahmet Ö. on condition that travel ban.