Sri Lanka : Bangladesh national arrested for flying drone camera into the high security zone of Temple of the Tooth – Colombo Page


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* Bangladesh national arrested for flying drone camera into the high security zone of Temple of the Tooth
Fri, Nov 5, 2021, 11:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Nov 05, Colombo: A Bangladeshi national has been arrested by the Dalada Maligawa Police Unit today (05) at around 8.30 am on suspicion of flying a drone camera into the high security zone of the Temple of the Tooth and videoing the sacred premises.
The suspect had told the police that he had obtained the relevant footage for a YouTube channel he was running.
Police say that the use of drone cameras without permission is strictly prohibited in the high security zone belonging to the Temple of the Tooth.
Police have seized a mobile phone with a drone camera, a camera and the suspect’s passport.
A team led by OIC of the Tourist Police, Chief Inspector C.W. Iddamalgoda is conducting investigations on the instructions of SSP Chamil Ratnayake in charge of the Kandy Division.
 

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