Former judge Ayşe Neşe Gül, one of the two women candidates for High Council of Judges and Prosecutors in 2014,  was sentenced to 10  years in prison, while her husband and former prosecutor Cevat Gül was sentenced to 8 years 9 months in prison on 12 July 2019 over the pretext of terrorism charges.
The court also ruled for continuation of their detention. They have been kept in solitary confinement cell in prison since July 2016.