Tribune Information Service
Amritsar, April 20
The native police division have a singular case on their fingers — seizure of a pigeon from throughout the border. The fowl tagged with a Pakistan quantity was captured by the BSF and handed over to the police for additional motion.
In a communication to the police, the BSF insisted on lodging an FIR in opposition to the recovered fowl. A BSF official stated round 6.25 pm on April 17, the fowl got here and sat on the shoulder of a jawan on responsibility at Roranwala border outpost, round 500 metre from the Attari-Wagah border.
Later, it was found a slip bearing a Pakistani contact quantity was wrapped round considered one of its legs with an adhesive tape. Fearing it to be a ‘spy code’, the police had been requested to provoke motion.
Confronted with a singular scenario, the police have sought authorized opinion. Makes an attempt to achieve the quantity talked about on the slip have turned futile.
Attari DSP GS Sahota stated: “We’ve got lodged a DDR and are awaiting authorized opinion.” Until then, the fowl could be in forest division’s custody.