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West Bengal youth held for flying drone near India-Bangladesh border

West Bengal youth held for flying drone near India-Bangladesh border

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 10 Jul 2018, 12:59 pm

Kolkata/Siliguri, July 10 (IBNS): Police on Tuesday arrested a youth for allegedly flying a drone near India-Bangladesh border in Siliguri in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, reports said.

Earlier on Monday night, a video camera fitted drone was found from Tawajo area under Phansidewa Police Station limits in Siliguri.

"Locals found a drone at around 9 pm. on Monday after it got grounded at Phansidewa's Tawajo area which is very close to India-Bangladesh border," a local police official told IBNS.

"After being informed, we rushed to the scene and seized the red drone," he said.

After beginning probe into the matter, police nabbed a youth from a nearby village.

"We have caught a young man who was reportedly flying the camera fitted drone," the official added. "The youth is currently being quizzed by our investigators."

(Reporting by Deepayan Sinha, Representational image)