As part of Dink murder investigation, 8 people including gendarmerie personnel are arrested. Prosecutor Kökçü claimed that these suspects had known the information concerning Ogün Samast 2 hours before he was caught.
In Dink murder investigation, the court on duty decided on the arrest of the dismissed Brigadier General Hamza Celepoğlu and gendarmerie officials Muharrem Demirkale and Yavuz Karakaya.
As part of Dink murder case, Chief of Trabzon Gendarmerie Intelligence Branch Lieutenant Colonel Metin Yıldız and Fox TV News Director Ercan Gül are arrested.
As part of the investigation on Hrant Dink murder, 27 people, including officers from gendarmerie forces, are detained. Abdullah Dinç, an officer from Istanbul Provincial Gendarmerie Command Intelligence Branch, is arrested.
Statements are started to be taken as part of the lawsuit that was opened against public officials who have responsibility in Hrant Dink's murder. Former Chief of Istanbul Intelligence Branch Sabri Uzun, who were in office at the time of the murder, gave a statement in Ankara 2nd High Penal Court upon the order of İstanbul 14th High Penal Court. Uzun claimed that he wasn't informed about the intelligence reports that contains information about the plans for murdering Hrant Dink.
Preparing the indictment against the public officials and carrying the investigations about the crime organization in Dink case, Gökalp Kökçü's is appointed to another office.
Istanbul 5th High Penal Court declined the request of joining the case on “omission of public officials” with the main Hrant Dink case. The file is sent back to 14th High Penal Court.
The indictment against public officials that was prepared as a part of Hrant Dink case is sent to Istanbul 14th High Penal Court. The indictment was returned by Public Prosecutor of Istanbul twice.