Jammu & Kashmir

Man arrested for extorting money from people in Pulwama: Police

Police station Rajpora. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Pulwama: A man was arrested for extorting money from people through criminal intimidation in Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday.

According a statement, police station Rajpora received an information that some persons are extorting money from the people by deceitful means through criminal intimidation.

The statement reads that a case FIR no 22/2024 u/s 384, 506, 420 was registered and investigation set into motion.

It added that during investigation one person Andleeb Ahmad Mir, son of Ab Rasheed Mir, a resident of Rajpora has been arrested and two toy pistols used for the crime have been recovered from his possession.

The statement added that further investigation is going on.

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