Prosecutors prevented from seizing disks in espionage case

Espionage-gang

Retired Col. İbrahim Sezer, being escorted by officers here, is the alleged leader of the espionage gang inside the naval forces.

It has been revealed that military officers at the Foça Naval Base in İzmir prevented two prosecutors investigating the espionage and blackmailing allegations concerning the Turkish navy from seizing the hard disks of two computers on the grounds that they contained “very confidential military information.”

Police teams were also prevented from entering the naval base for a search in the same case. The İstanbul 11th High Criminal Court has distributed the additional folders of evidence of the indictment regarding military espionage and blackmailing to lawyers. Continue reading