Amritsar, April 21
The BSF has sought registration of an FIR against an intruder from Pakistan that occurs to be a pigeon. The Punjab Police are searching for authorized opinion on this.
The pigeon perched itself on the shoulder of a Border Security Force jawan on the Rorawala put up right here final Saturday, apparently after flying throughout the border, an official stated.
A small piece of paper with a “contact quantity” was wrapped round its leg, the official stated.
The BSF personnel handed over the hen to the police with a requirement in writing for taking authorized motion.
Senior Superintendent of Police Dhruv Dahiya stated the BSF demanded registration of an FIR against the pigeon.
“As the pigeon is a hen, I do not suppose an FIR could be registered against it. But now we have referred the matter to our authorized consultants for his or her opinion,” he stated on Wednesday.
The quantity tagged on the pigeon’s leg is being analysed, he stated.
Pigeons have been “captured” earlier as effectively in border areas with safety forces suspecting espionage makes an attempt. Homing pigeons can be utilized to courier info and the tags can carry coded messages.
Or the birds could be harmless, tagged with identification numbers by their keepers.
For now, the pigeon is being stored on the Khangarh police station. PTI