Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 2:28pm IST | Place: Pathankot | Agency: PTI
The pigeon was on Wednesday handed over to a bird lover of the area Ramanjit Singh, police said.
Nearly nine days after it was spotted, caught and handed over to the local police, the police has now handed over the pigeon which was suspected to have flown from across the border from Pakistan to a bird lover here to take its care. The pigeon was on Wednesday handed over to a bird lover of the area Ramanjit Singh, police said.
Ramanjit is owner of a facility which takes care of birds and pets said SSP Pathankot, Rakesh Kaushal. The white female pigeon has been kept in the company of a male pigeon here, Ramanjit Singh told reporters. He said that he is feeding the birds with wheat, lentils, pigeon peas and black grams. "The birds are periodically medically examined also," said Singh.