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Stork arrested in Egypt on suspicion of spying


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Cairo: In a case that ruffled feathers in Egypt, authorities have detained a migratory bird that a citizen suspected of being a spy.

A man in Egypt's Qena governorate, some 450 kilometres southeast of Cairo, found the suspicious bird among four others near his home and brought them to a police station, said Mohammed Kamal, the head of the security in the region.

There, officers and the man puzzled over the electronic device attached to the suspected winged infiltrator. A veterinary committee called by concerned government officials determined the device was neither a bomb nor a spying device.

 

 

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/world/stork-arrested-in-egypt-on-suspicion-of-spying-20130902-2szfv.html

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