In Dink case, Ali Fuat Yılmazer, former chief of the Office C of Istanbul Directorate of Security Intelligence Branch, continues to present his defence. Saying that they decided to wiretap Tuncel's phone, but there is no record, Yılmazer stated, "There is a serious ruse."
It is the second day of hearings of the public officials. Police officer Mehmet Ayhan's cross examination is completed.
As part of the Dink case, the trials of the public officials continue. Mehmet Ayhan, an officer from Trabzon Security Directorate Intelligence Branch, is presenting his defence. Former civil inspectors Şükrü Yıldız and Mehmet Ali Özkılınç's demand of suspension of their trial is refused.
Cross examination of police officer Ercan Demir from Trabzon Intelligence Branch started yesterday afternoon and continues today. Demir said, "Unfortunately, the murder wasn't prevented despite all the information we have."