An arrest warrant has also been issued to the owner of the company Alp Gurkan , reported Radio Television Turkey ( TRT ) on Tuesday .
Coal Mine Company CEO Soma Can Gurkan , son of the owner of the company Alp Gurkan , and General Manager of Ramazan Dogru were among those who were arrested on charges while " lead to many deaths " in the accident.
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A total of 26 people were detained and questioned , said Chief Public Prosecutor Bekir Soma Courthouse Sahiner told reporters on Tuesday .
Initial reports about the possible cause of the accident has shown a fire in the mine may have been triggered by heating coal after contact with air , said Sahiner , Xinhua reported Tuesday night .
The disaster was the deadliest mining accident in the history of Turkey since the explosion in Zonguldak Province in the Black Sea region in 1992 , killing 263 miners .