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Nagpur police extends ban on drones above RSS HQ, vital sites like airport till Mar 31

Drones will not be allowed within a 3-km radius from the perimeter of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Headquarter Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force, Vayusena Nagar, and within a 2-km radius of RSS headquarters in Mahal.

Drones have been sighted over 133 times near international border in the last two years. (File)

The ban on flying of drones above the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh headquarters and other vital installations in Nagpur city was extended till March 31 on Tuesday, an official said.

The order was issued under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) by Joint Commissioner of Police Aswati Dorje.

It said flying activities of ‘Non-Conventional Aerial Objects’, including drones, remote-controlled or remotely piloted aircraft and aircraft systems, para-gliders, aero-models and parachute related activities will not be allowed within a 3-kilometre radius from the perimeter of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Headquarter Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force, Vayusena Nagar, and within a 2-kilometre radius of RSS headquarters in Mahal.

Drones can be flown with the written permission of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Branch, and those violating the diktat will be booked under section 188 of IPC, the order added.

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