Srinagar: Police Tuesday said that it arrested an extortionist from Srinagar. The extortionist hails from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Police said that after receiving information about extortion activities in the general area of Srinagar, an extortionist namely Muzaffer Ahmad Rather of Laloo Sheeshgaribagh area of Humhama Budgam was arrested with a small weapon from Shergarhi in Srinagar.
Police said that the accused was extorting money from naive people by instilling fear in them due to possession of small weapon.
A case under FIR number 31/2022 has been registered in police station Shergarhi under relevant sections of the IPC and Arms act. Further investigation in the case is underway. (KNT)