Dismissed and arrested judge Özgür Yıldız was sentenced to 6 years 10 months 15 days in jail by Adana 2nd Assize Court for being member of armed terror organisation on 9 Feb 2018.

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

He denied accusation, asked his acquittal and release but court convicted and sentenced him.