Bengaluru, Jan 1: In the wake of the recent blast on Church Street, the Bengaluru Police on New Year's eve deployed high tech gadgets to keep a strict vigil on the revelers who would usher the new year.
Police officials used aerial drone cameras during the New Year celebrations. However a news channel reported that the drone camera used for the security purpose crashed shortly after it was put to use.
NEWS9: Drone camera being used for surveillance by Bengaluru police crashed in Brigade road— NEWS9 (@NEWS9TWEETS) December 31, 2014
No details were available about the drone crash.
DCP Central (Bengaluru) had earlier tweeted the images of the drone cameras saying that the police was prepared to handle any untoward incident during the celebrations.
For 1st time Drone Areal Cameras being used for new yr.Remote controlled .Go upto 50 mts pic.twitter.com/qud16IdKOo— DCP Central Sandeep (@dcpcentralbcp) December 30, 2014
Meanwhile, inspite of a recent bomb blast Bengaluru ushered the New Year amidst tight security. The recent bomb blast had put the city on high alert.