Police arrest ‘extortionist’ from North Kashmir’s Bandipora

Bandipora: Police in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district claimed that they have arrested a man who was trying to extort money from people in the name of militants.

Police said that it received an information that some unknown persons carrying knives were extorting money from people during evening hours in different areas of Bandipora town and threatening them using the name of militants.

During investigation, with the help of all technical and other human leads, one suspect namely Aejaz Ahmad Sheikh of Bandipora was zeroed in and questioned. During questioning the person revealed and disclosed that he is involved in the commission of crime and also the knife was recovered on his disclosure.

The accused has been arrested and further investigation is going on,’ police said adding that more arrests in this regard are expected. (KNT)

Fazil Mir

Fazil Mir is associated with News Agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT) who mostly takes care of online content.

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