Turkey: Ex-lawmaker jailed over ByLock app released
Move comes after investigators found that 11,480 smartphone users were directed to app tied to coup group
By Yavuz Emrah Sever
A former Turkish lawmaker imprisoned on suspicion of using the encrypted ByLock mobile app was released late Thursday.
Sukru Onder’s release follows an announcement that some alleged ByLock users had been unwittingly “directed” to the app.
The app is linked to the
Investigators have discovered that 11,480 smartphone users were directed to the
They have been removed from an updated list of ByLock users passed to prosecutors across Turkey and courts have been told to reexamine cases.