Warrants issued for 215 police personnel for using ByLock
ANKARAAnkara prosecutors issued warrants for 215 Ankara Police Department personnel, including senior officials, on Oct. 12 as part of a probe into the Gülenist movement on suspicions that the personnel were using the ByLock program, a messaging application that is said to have been used by the group for concealed conversations, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
In addition, 215 personnel were also dismissed amid investigations over their suspected links to the Gülen movement following the coup attempt on July 15. Some 147 of them had been working in the department as police commanders.
Istanbul prosecutors also issued warrants for the apprehension of 125 Istanbul Police Department personnel on Oct. 11.