RAWALPINDI – Police are launching raids to arrest a young man after he took down a police drone, which was deployed for monitoring ban on Basant, with his kite’s strings in Rawalpindi on Friday.
Basant festival is being observed in one of the twin cities despite a ban imposed by the government across the country.
A video circulating on social media believed to be filmed in Rawalpindi shows the surveillance device was hit by kite string, destroying it on the spot.
During Basant in Rawalpindi, a kite-flyer drop a police drone with his kite pic.twitter.com/DQ96tLAhfC
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The event also played havoc in the city as seven people were injured due to kite strings and aerial firing.