India arrests ‘spy pigeon’ from Pakistan — ‘spy’ & ‘pigeon’ trend on Twitter
According to a report in a leading Indian newspaper, the nabbed pigeon had markings in Urdu and had a seal and was found in a border village of Pathankot on May 28.
The bird was taken to a veterinary hospital for procedures but had no evidence to link it with the neighbouring country.
It was said that the bird was flying over the boundary area when the Indian Army was in a meeting with the Punjab Police.
Trending on Twitter
Meanwhile, the hype associated with the story was such that within an hour of so of it being published by arynews.tv and a couple of other websites both ‘spy’ and ‘pigeon’ were trending in Pakistan.