The Hush Post| 12:58 pm |one-minute-read
India’s top golfer of internatioal fame Jyoti Singh Randhawa was arrested for poaching in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich. The police have seized a .22 rifle from him. Forest officials at the Dudhwa Tiger reserve arrested him.
Images after the arrest showed the ace golfer flanked by policemen with an SUV. On a table are two rifles besides other gear.
“Jyoti Singh Randhawa and Mahesh Virajdar (who accompanied him) have been arrested in a poaching case in Motipur range of Katerniaghat,” said Ramesh Pandey, field director at Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.
“A vehicle, weapon and other equipment along with wildlife articles have been seized,” Pandey said. “DFO (divisional forest officer) Katerniaghat and his team are taking legal action in the matter.”
The forest aurhorities have seized many items from the ace golfer Randhawa
Jyoti Randhawa is a professional golfer who ranked in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking many times between 2004 and 2009. He has participated in the European tour and the Asian Tour.