17 Oct 2023
The Special Investigation Service exposed 139 persons in various crimes since its establishment
The Special Investigation Service (SIS), with an increased mandate, was launched on March 1, 2022. The service's scope of investigation extends beyond cases of violence, torture and ill-treatment committed by public officials. The SIS also investigates crimes regarding the disclosure of secrets of personal life, unlawful interference with journalists' professional activities and crimes against human rights and freedoms.
Since its establishment, the SIS has initiated criminal prosecutions and revealed 139 individuals in various crimes.
Among the 139 exposed persons, 62 were law enforcement officers who faced criminal charges for ill-treatment and violence. Furthermore, 65 persons were exposed to crimes related to the disclosure of personal life secrets and offenses against human rights and freedoms. Additionally, 12 persons were charged with unlawful interference with journalists' professional activities.
The SIS actively investigates crimes within its mandate, with the direct involvement and participation of victims and applicants.