Dismissed and arrested prosecutor Gürsel Örer was sentenced 6 years 10 months 15 days in jail by Erzurum 3rd Assize Court for being member of armed terrorist organisation on 17 Feb 2018.

He was accused of using ByLock secure messaging mobile application in 2014 which was publicly available on Google and Apple Stores.

He denied accusation and asked his acquittal.

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