It was revealed that her student called police emergency line during the lecture, accusing the teacher for the statements.
Atalay, assistant at Amasya University Technology Faculty was said to be a member of Education and Science Workers' Union (Egitim-Sen) as well as Social Rights Association.
The teaching assistant, Çise Atalay, was detained by the police, who has stormed into the Technology Faculty upon the tip-off, while the class was dispersing after the lecture.
Amasya anti-terror branches searched Atalay's office and her apartment. Meanwhile, police teams took copies of documents and computer files. Investigation conducted by police continues.