33-year-old nabbed with drone Posing security threat

By Naalir Jamaldeen and Farook Sihan | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 13 2020

By Naalir Jamaldeen and Farook Sihan

A 33-year-old man was arrested, by Special Task Force (STF) personnel on 11 October evening, for allegedly taking photographs using a drone camera in the Thirukkovil Police Division of the Ampara District. 

The arrest was effected as the man’s action posed a threat to national security.  

Following a tip-off STF personnel arrested the suspect, seized the drone camera from his possession and handed over the suspect to the Thirukkovil Police for legal action. 

The control system is yet to be recovered.


By Naalir Jamaldeen and Farook Sihan | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 13 2020

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