MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Daily Sabah newspaper, prosecutors and judges are among the suspects. Police are searching several courthouses in Ankara, according to the media outlet.
Earlier this week, a total of 125 police officers from the Istanbul Police Department were detained on suspicion of using the ByLock application.
In August, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that there were about 50,000 users of ByLock and other applications used for secretive communications between Gulen's supporters.
According to Turkish Justice Ministry, a total of 32,000 military officers, high-ranking civil servants, judges and teachers suspected of being Gulen supporters have been arrested in Turkey after the failed coup attempt.