It was decided to dismiss the public prosecutors Lütfi Karabacak and İsmet Bozkurt by the decision of the 2nd Department of the Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK), who were detained under the “Fetö Exchange” investigation in the Istanbul Courthouse. Dairesi’nce meslekten çıkarılmalarına karar verildi.
The Decision was based on the last paragraph of article 69 of the HSK Law
According to the news of Seyhan Avşar from the Cumhuriyet Newspaper, Bozkurt and Karabacak were exposed on 10 December 2019 by HSK. The Chamber based its decision on the last paragraph of article 69 of the HSK Law. The article in question is as follows: Even if the act requiring disciplinary punishment does not constitute a crime and does not require convictions, the dismissal penalty is imposed if it is deemed to disrupt the honor and dignity of the profession, civil servant population and reputation.
They will remain suspended until clarity
The 2nd Division also decided that two prosecutors remain suspended until the decision is finalized. It is claimed that Bozkurt and Karabacak are making inquiries about investigations that are not under their responsibility, sharing the information they have acquired and providing material benefits.
28 years of Prison Penalty demanded due to Bribery and Corruption
The defendants are asked to imprison from 7 years 10 months to 28 years 6 months for the charges of “bribery”, “Corruption”, “trade of influence”, “disclosure of the secret regarding the duty” and “violation of confidentiality”.
Journalists are in prison for 3,5 years because of his one signature
On the other hand, one of the defendants, İsmet Bozkurt, is known as the prosecutor who has organized an indictment against Zaman administrators and writers, and has been in prison for 3.5 years in prison for journalists such as Ali Ünal and Mustafa Ünal.