107 irregular migrants arrested in the Mugla region


107 irregular migrants were arrested in the Dacha and Fethiye districts of Mugla, and four suspects were arrested on charges of immigration smuggling.

Coast Guard command teams have arrested 107 irregular migrants, 71 people in Dacha, and 36 in Fethiye.

The Mugla Coast Guard Command Teams also started a study after a report on the smuggling of migrants off Dacha.

Forty migrants were spotted onboard the stopped boat in search operations in the area.

In addition, the teams operating in Dacha transported 31 irregular migrants who were determined that Greek elements had pushed them into Turkish territorial waters on a boat and landed.


Suspicious sailboat stop

36 irregular migrants have been arrested on board a sailing boat that was stopped by a Coast Guard boat off Fethiye.

Two suspects on the boat were also arrested on charges of immigration smuggling, and the migrants will be handed over to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management after the procedures.