The former KOM department head was appointed deputy police chief in the appointment regulation published in the Official Gazette on August 2, 2023. Mahmut CorumluHe was one of the leaders of the operation against Ayhan Bora Kaplan, who was caught at Esenboğa Airport while trying to flee abroad with a large sum of money in Ankara. After this operation, he became a target of FETO accounts on social media. Mahmut Corumlubroke his silence with a meaningful post on his social media account.
He has carried out heavy operations against FETO members in the past and is considered one of the symbolic names in the fight against FETO. Mahmut CorumluAfter the operation against Ayhan Bora Kaplan, he responded to the posts from mostly foreign accounts by posting a video about cuckoos that survive by laying their eggs in other birds’ nests. Çorumlu wrote in his post: “Cuckoo birds again… So many that we have difficulty distinguishing them.”
Here is Mahmut Çorumlu’s contribution;
Çorumlu, who became KOM department head in 2019, has carried out the largest operations in the history of the republic since taking office. Çorumlu successfully led the Mahrem İmam, Exam Investigations, BYLOCK and Turgut Aslan operations against FETO during his service.
In addition to fighting FETO, Çorumlu also carried out Coastal Wind, Scythe, Mucilage, Puppet and Tumor operations against organized crime organizations. In addition, Mahmut Çorumlu was also the head of publicly known operations against smugglers such as Cylinder, Kene, Silici, Çiftlikbank, Miras…
In addition to the numerous operations he carried out, he also opened the files of martyrs Altuğ Verdi and Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu. Çorumlu, who also took part in international peace task forces, is fluent in French. Çorumlu, who also holds a master’s degree on IKK-intelligence relations, is known for his statesmanlike demeanor.