Movement of Pakistani drones on the Indian border continues. Punjab Police and BSF jawans have seized a Pakistani drone in a joint operation. After which the entire area was sealed off and a search operation was conducted but nothing suspicious was found. Currently, the action has been started by confiscating the drone.
According to the information received, the BSF has recovered this drone from Bir Raja Teja Singh of village Rajoke in the border district of Tarn Taran, Punjab. According to the information given by BSF, this is a DJI Mavic 3 Classic drone, which Pakistani smugglers have been using for a few months. With the help of this drone, small parcels weighing 1 kg or less are transported across the border.
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The threat of espionage at the border
After the recovery of these DJI Mavic drones, there is also a threat of espionage on the border. These drones not only deliver small consignments across the Indian border, but also deliver high quality images and videos to the person flying the drone.
A drone and a gang of smugglers were busted in Tarn Taran last month. A mobile phone has been recovered from them, from which a video has been recovered. In which the consignment was shown to be dumped.
BSF recovered one, Punjab Police recovered two drones
This month Punjab Police seems to be more active than BSF. This is the first drone recovered by the BSF this month, while the Punjab Police recovered a similar small drone from Attari area of Amritsar four days ago.
Along with this, on September 2, a drone along with 400 grams of heroin was recovered from Dhanoy Khurd village of Attari. Apart from this, for the last few months, the Punjab Police has been continuously arresting many smugglers with large consignments.