Pune 25th Sept 2023: The Pune City Police has warned of action against usage of drones during the ganesh festival as the officials of the Special Branch Team of the police have come across several drone visuals uploaded on the social media platforms. The city police in an official order has earlier banned the usage of drones in the city during the ganesh festival for safety reasons.
“The police have received information about drone visuals of Laxmi Road being uploaded on Instagram. A case under relevant sections of Aircraft Act, Drone Rules and Indian Penal Code (IPC) can be registered in the matter. The Social Media Cell of Pune Police’s Special Branch is collecting details about this and the citizens have been urged to stop the illegal usage of drones in the city. An order to ban the usage of drones during the ganesh festival is already in place” the police said.
The city police in an official order has banned the usage of drones, micro light, hang gliders, paramotor, hot air balloon etc between September 19 and 25 during the ganesh festival. The decision was taken considering the safety of citizens visiting ganesh pandals in the city during the 10 days of festiva.