In this weeks round up of the local news from Fethiye, Oludeniz, Hisaronu, Kayakoy and area includes suspected burglars operating in the Deliktas area of Fethiye, arrested, solo paraglider injured and more.

Solo Paraglider Injured

Babadag, Oludeniz

A solo paraglider crashed on take off from a Babadag take off point and inured their leg.

They were taken to hospital in Fethiye.

Suspected Burglars Arrested

Deliktas, Fethiye

The local press reported that 4 people were arrested on Saturday following burglaries in the Deliktas area of Fethiye.

The Police searched the area and arrested the individuals following the reporting of 4 separate burglaries from the homes of foreign nationals living in the area.

The Police recovered items they believed had been stolen and the case is now awaiting a court hearing.

The press reported that they suspected that gang were from Adana because the vehicle they were using was registered in Adana.

Fiddle Found


Nine months of painstaking investigation by the Anti-Smuggling and Organized Crime unit have uncovered a sophisticated fraud and led to the arrest of 18 people.

The fraud exploited bank point of sale units and credit cards to extract cash that was then used to run a loan shark business.

The case has been referred to the court.


Bird Paradise


The profile of the Fethiye bird sanctuary located on the Sat peninsula, Calis was raised last week.

The press interviewed a local fisherman who claimed that the population of wild ducks was much higher than in previous years and he was quoted as stating the types and number of each species present.

The self styled friend of the birds also said that he had protected the ducks from hunters from time to time too by throwing stones at them. Hunting is forbidden within the sanctuary.

He also called for locals and nearby restaurants to feed the ducks to encourage more of them to stay in the area.