A Hexacopter drone was found in a field near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district along with 5 kg of heroin, police said on Friday.
The hexacopter, an unmanned aerial vehicle with six rotors. It has recovered in a joint operation by the Punjab Police and the Border Security Force.
Tarn Taran Police in a joint search operation with BSF has recovered a hexacopter drone equipped with modern technology and packets containing heroin weighing 5 kg from fields near the Indo-Pak border,” Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav tweeted.
Further details awaited
Previously, BSF Director General Pankaj Singh had said that the force has so far this year shot down 16 drones and the BSF has adopted an anti-drone system and in-depth patrolling to tackle the menace, which poses a security threat.
The BSF DG informed that they had installed some anti-drone systems in some specific locations (along the India-Pakistan border). “As the border is very wide, an Anti-drone system cannot install at all places. The system would install at more places one by one,” Singh said.
On November 28, two Pakistani drones gunned down by the BSF. Along the India-Pakistan border in Amritsar and Tarn Taran districts.
The two hexacopters were carrying around 10 kg of heroin. which were recovered by the BSF troops.
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