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

According to a statement police station Rajpora received 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 namely Andleeb Ahmad Mir s/o Ab Rasheed Mir r/o 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. (KNO)