Dismissed and arrested prosecutor Aslan Ölmez was sentenced 6 years 10 months 15 days in jail by Gaziantep 8th Assize Court for being member of armed terrorist organisation on 28 Feb 2018.

He was accused of using ByLock secure mobile messaging application which was publicly available on Google and Apple Stores, cancelling his DIGITURK TV platform subscription and supporting independent candidates of Judicial Council.

He denied accusations and asked his acquittal.

After convicting, court ruled for continuation of his detention.