Article Image

IPFS News Link • United Kingdom

Coronavirus: UK council deploys talking drones that track down lockdown rebels

•, By David Rivers

A Brit council will use a futuristic talking drone to trace down coronavirus rebels.

Neath and Port Talbot Council unveiled the device in a video, showing off its speakers that will bark orders at people not staying indoors.

This week the UK was placed on lockdown over the crisis, and people have been told to stay indoors apart from to make essential trips.

But images have surfaced since then showing Brits flouting orders by being outside and gathering together.

However this drone will tell anyone: "This is a message from Neath and Port Talbot Council. Please follow the given rules at this time, you must stay home."

Councillor Rob Jones, leader of Neath and Port Talbot Council, told The Sun: "It is quite niche, people aren't following the instructions of social distancing.

"Therefore, without putting my staff at risk, we had to come up with something unique and this is the solution we came up with.