Detention warrants were issued for 47 teachers who used to work for the schools that the government shuttered over links to the Gulen movement, on Wednesday.
Ankara Public Prosecutor’s office issued the warrants, state-run Anadolu news agency said.
The teachers are charged of having ties to the movement while 28 of them are specifically accused of using ByLock mobile app that the government claims to be the top communication tool among Gulenists.
Turkish government holds the Gulen movement responsible for the July 15, 2016 coup attempt while the latter denies involvement. More than 126,000 people have been detained over ties to the movement in Turkey while 60,000 of them were remanded in prison pending trial so far.
Some 150,000 people have lost their jobs over similar reasons and 3,008 schools, dormitories and universities were shut down.