Dismissed and arrested prosecutor Mustafa Arslan was sentenced to 7 years 6 months in jail by Adana 2nd Assize Court for being member of armed terrorist organisation on 15 March 2018.

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

He denied accusations and requested his acquittal.

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