The Turkish authorities have issued warrants for the arrest of 133 officials working in ministries of Finance and labour. About it reports Reuters.
These procedural actions are carried out in the framework of ongoing investigations into the attempted coup in July last year.
Of persons subject to detention, 101 works in the Ministry of Finance and a 32 — in the Ministry of labour and social protection. All the suspects of involvement in the coup used the ByLock messenger, which encrypts messages.
In July it was reported that the Turkish Parliament for the fourth time has extended for 90 days the state of emergency in the country imposed after a coup attempt.
July 15, 2016 in Turkey, there was a coup which took the lives of 248 people, more than 2.7 thousand were injured. After these events, the country held mass purges in government, the security services, courts, army, educational institutions. Only in Turkey was taken into custody more than 50 thousand people, 150 thousand employees of various departments —have been dismissed or suspended from duty.