MIT number in Ömer Güney’s telephone

ANF – News Desk 21.02.2014  – It has emerged that one of the numbers registered in the phone belonging to Paris massacre suspect Ömer Güney is that of the MIT (Turkish Intelligence) Erzurum Regional Office.

Anti-Terror investigating magistrate Jeanne Duye, who is in charge of the investigation, and assistant magistrates Christophe Teisser and Laurence Levert sent an ‘international rogatory letter’ to the Turkish authorities requesting information regarding the telephone conversations Ömer Güney had with persons in Turkey.

In the document, published by ANF, the French magistrates asked the Turkish authorities to identify numbers called by Güney between 29 November 2012 and 25 December 2012, when he last went to Turkey. The Karşı newspaper used the service for identifying unknown numbers, 118 80, to enquire the owner of numbers beginning 0442 cited in the document. The answer received was “National Intelligence Organisation attached to the Department of Security.”

Numbers awaiting explanation

The document published by ANF on 2 February 2013 under the heading “Whose numbers are these Ömer Güney was in contact with?” consists of 2 parts. In the first part the following numbers called by

Güney between 29 November and 21 December 2012 are of particular interest: 00 90 538 27 45 849 and 00 90 538 27 56 302. The latter number was the one most called by the suspect.

Also in the document is a reference to certain numbers that “may have been within the borders of France between 30 August 2012 and 20 January 2013”. The Turkish authorities are asked whether the Turkish secret service know these numbers. .

Who is ‘former colleague’ Ruhi Semen who Güney met in Ankara?

One name is mentioned regarding telephone conversations. Ruhi Semen, who is described as Güney’s ‘former work colleague’ in Germany. Güney is said to have met with Semen in Ankara on 19 December 2012. Semen is said to have used a German telephone. The identity of the owner of number 905076097050 is requested and details of conversations made between 18 and 21 December 2012 are asked for.

BDP could not get an answer

In the second part of the document there are questions regarding Ömer Güney’s relationship with certain of his relatives. Following the publication of the document by ANF the BDP Deputy President Beştaş applied to the Public Prosecutor’s office in Ankara to request information regarding these telephone calls. She has yet to receive a reply.