The Adilabad police has issued orders imposing a ban on using drones in view of the elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and the Pathankot incident.
The police say that the use of drones increased in and around the Hyderabad and this may pose dander.
Drones are being used during celebrations at engineering colleges and to photograph marriages.
Police says anti- social elements can easily bomb targets using drones and also create tension among the various communities. Adilabad is considered to be communal sensitive district.
SP Dr Tarun Joshi said “police will take stern action if anybody uses the drones for civilian purposes” He said the ban on use of drones will be in force till the further orders,
It is learnt that district police have received orders from the higher ups regarding banning the use of drones. An order banning drones was issued on September 3, 2015.