Sep 2, 2017 @ 18:26

By: Agence France-Presse

Argentine police shot useless a service pigeon that was delivering medication to inmates in jail, jail authorities stated Friday.

The pigeon was noticed flying into the grounds of the jail in Santa Rosa, central Argentina, a source within the Federal Penitentiary Service stated.

Officers shot it down and located it to be carrying on its again a package deal containing tablets and marijuana.

The prisons service had reported in 2013 that drug traffickers had been utilizing educated pigeons, a few of which authorities say could make as much as 15 supply runs a day.

On the day when the most recent pigeon was caught, traffickers had tried to make it go unnoticed amid a flock that was launched as a part of a neighborhood pigeon-fanciers occasion.(AFP)