Russian man jailed for 90 days in Norway for illegally flying drone

A Russian man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for illegally flying a drone over southern Norway.

The 34-year-old suspect was discovered responsible of violating a ban on drones in Norway after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

He had admitted to flying a drone to {photograph} landscapes and nature “on a number of events” in October however stated he was unaware of the ban.

The court docket in Bergen heard how the 34-year-old had fled Russia and was the supervisor of a small journey company.

Based on Norwegian media, he was not suspected of espionage.

A number of Russian residents have just lately been detained for flying drones or taking pictures of delicate websites in Norway, similar to offshore oil and gasoline platforms.

Different NATO international locations have additionally been on excessive alert for mysterious unmanned plane amid the Ukraine battle.