Suspected spy pigeon released after 8-month detention in India


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A pigeon detained for eight months by the police in India has finally been released after being cleared of espionage charges. The bird was captured in Mumbai's port in May with messages resembling Chinese script on its wings, The Times of India reported. The police suspected the bird was involved in espionage and took it in. They later transferred it to Mumbai's Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals.