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“Excuse us!” After jailing 2 workers for using a phone app

They were arrested allegedly using Bylock, after 117 days, the court released them saying “Excuse us!”

This happened like the Turkish comedy movie “Pardon (2004)”

In the court case of alleged FETO structuring in municipality that is pending at Mersin 7 High Criminal Court, two people had been accused of using Bylock, an app which is widely considered in Turkey being used by Gulen followers to communicate. But at the trial, it turned out they never used the program and subsequently were released.

According to news of Kenan Butakın (Karar Daily); At the trial on Tuesday, interlocutor about C.T., who had worked as a counter control officer in Mersin Municipality Water and Sewerage Administration (MESKI) and retired in 2009, and S.Y., who had worked as a subcontractors staff in Mersin Yenisehir Municipality Parks and Gardens Directorate until 2005 and then was been a permanent staff, was decided. The judge announced he is releasing two arrestees, who had been accused of using Bylock previously and attended the court case by SEGBIS system but were not users.

It’s like the film “Pardon”

Lawyer Orhan Oğuz Çetinkaya, a lawyer following the case, said: “These people have no interest in the municipality normally. But both were placed in the case file. At the trial, the court president decided to immediately release them with saying they did not use Bylock. It was said that it’s a juridical error. They were in prison for 117 days. S.Y. called a worker but he worked as a tea-maker. There is no different accusation for them. This happened is like the film “Pardon” “.

On the other hand, due to uprising numbers of FETO suspects all around Turkey, different practices are performed. In Mersin, after 1 Criminal Judicature of Peace banned the suspect M.C. on leaving the country, he has decided to remove judicial control decision being of the opinion that there is no need for him to twice signs requirement on a week.

In the number of FETO cases, all four sides in Turkey, different applications were made due to the number of suspects. In Mersin, after 1. Criminal Court of Peace imposed a ban on leaving the country to the suspect M.C., he has decided to remove judicial control decision being of the opinion that there is no need to twice signs requirement on a week.

Duru Behar

Editor: Matt Easton

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