The CCTV cameras of the state police installed in the area found the visuals of the drone that was flying near the west entrance and south entrance of the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police have found an anonymous drone at Padmanabhaswamy temple in state's capital Thiruvananthapuram. The drone was found at around 10:30 in the night on Thursday (October 17). The visuals of the drone that was flying near the west entrance and south entrance of the temple have been captured by the CCTV cameras of the state police installed in the area.
Meanwhile, two days ago, Kerala Police seized 15 drones from Thiruvananthapuram. Police are still investigating and checking whether the drones are used for terrorist or antisocial activities. Police have also found that the drones were bought online. The cameras in these drones can capture visuals upto five kilometres, according to sources.
Those who are using UAVs, or drones, need to get the equipment registered following the guidelines issued by the Directorate of Civil Aviation, according to the police. The operation of all UAVs has been brought under strict Government regulations since December 2018. According to these regulations, the UAVs have been divided into five categories based on weight, ranging from nano drones of 250 grams to heavy drones weighing 150 kilograms.
At the same time, a drone from Pakistan’s side has left the Border Security Force (BSF) alert near Punjab. Reports suggest that the drone was spotted flying near HK Tower, a check post on the Hussainiwala border in Ferozepur, Punjab.
The drone was sighted five times flying near the Indo-Pakistan border and also crossed the Indian border once, news agency ANI reported.
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Last Updated Oct 18, 2019, 11:04 AM IST