US man detained for flying drone near Taj Mahal

  |   India News

A US national has been apprehended by police after he allegedly flew a drone near the high-security Taj Mahal.

Officials said the incident was reported around 2 p.m. yesterday when a small white-coloured drone was spotted twice near the historical monument which is a tight security zone.

A joint search was soon launched by local police and the CISF, entrusted to guard the Taj Mahal, to check on the object and after few hours they spotted a man atop a nearby hotel preparing to fly the machine.

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