'Spy pigeon' with coded message seized by Odisha police

The ‘feathered agent’ was found to be tagged with a tiny spy camera and a chip what appeared to be a GPS tracking system.

Suspected spy pigeon

A suspected spy pigeon was seized by Paradip Marine Police in Odisha on Wednesday, two days after it was caught from a fishing trawler in Puri district.

The bird was captured by the fishermen of a trawler named Sarathi at Ramchandi in Konark area in Puri district on the afternoon of March 6.