A Gülen Movement-linked police officer, who is accused of illegal wiretapping activities for espionage purposes with dozens of other police officers, has surrendered to a police station while the whereabouts of the other three suspects is still unknown. A total of 42 Gülenist officers have recently been sent to prison for illegal wiretapping and espionage claims and eight others were released pending trial.
As the investigation into the Gülen Movement - led by the controversial U.S.-based imam Fethullah Gülen - deepens, various reports on wiretapping actives are being undertaken by the Interior Ministry, prosecutors and telecom watchdogs.
An expert report sent to the Gölbaşı Prosecutor's Office in Ankara showed that President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's encrypted telephone was illegally wiretapped by members of the Gülen Movement for 21 consecutive months.
Turkish government officials have continuously expressed their determination to continue to lawfully fight against the Gülen Movement, whose followers are accused of infiltrating state institutions to gain control of state mechanisms, and illegal wiretapping, forgery of official documents and
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