Mysuru police seize drone fitted with camera

The Mysuru City Police on Sunday seized a drone fitted with camera at Chamundia Vihar stadium in Mysuru on Sunday. Photo: M.A. Sriram

The Mysuru City Police on Sunday seized a drone fitted with camera at Chamundia Vihar stadium in Mysuru on Sunday. Photo: M.A. Sriram

The Mysuru City Police on Sunday seized a drone fitted with camera, deployed to capture aerial photographs of the Dasara cyclothon.

“We have taken possession of a drone at Chamundi Vihar stadium. We are still questioning the person who had deployed it,” an official of Nazarbad Police station told The Hindu.

Mysuru City Police Commissioner B. Dayananda recently issued a statement banning the use of drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), citing a public notice issued by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) two years ago.

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