Delhi Police on high alert before Independence Day, banning many things including drones

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  • Delhi Police: Delhi Police tweeted that certain criminals, anti-social elements, or anti-India terrorists may pose a security threat using sub-conventional air platforms and hence have been banned given the Independence Day celebrations.

Delhi Police on Friday banned the flying of sub-conventional air vehicles over the national capital Delhi till Independence Day for security reasons and the safety of the people. Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana bans para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UAS, microlight aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, hot air balloons, small-sized powered aircraft, quadcopters or para-jumping from aircraft have put.

Delhi Police on high alert before August 15

Delhi Police tweeted that certain criminals, anti-social elements, or anti-India terrorists may pose a security threat using sub-conventional aerial platforms and hence have been banned given the Independence Day celebrations. In the order, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana said that certain criminals, anti-social elements, or anti-India terrorists may pose a threat to the security of the general public, dignitaries, and important establishments by the use of sub-conventional aerial platforms.

Ban on many things including drones

He said that given this, para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UAS, microlight aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, hot air balloons, small-sized powered aircraft, quadcopters, and para-jumping from aircraft have been banned. has given. This order has come into force from Friday itself and will remain in force for 26 days till August 16.

Last year also, the then Delhi Police Commissioner Balaji Srivastava banned the flying of air vehicles over Delhi for 32 days till August 16, ahead of Independence Day. The order said that the use of such aerial vehicles would be punishable under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

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