Detention warrants were issued for 60 Energy Ministry personnel as well as 25 from the Education Ministry as part of an investigation into the Gulen movement, according to Turkish media.

Warrants were issued early on Tuesday while at least 40 were taken into custody until10.40 pm local time.

Turkish government has pinned the blame for the July 15, 2016 coup attempt on the movement and detained more than 120,000 people as part of its crackdown on the group so far.