• Wednesday, February 08, 2023


Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested for poaching

Jyoti Randhawa

By: Sarwar Alam

Top Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa was arrested Wednesday for poaching at a forest reserve, an official said. Randhawa, who was ranked in the world top 100 between 2004 and 2009, was taken into detention at the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh state. The 46-year-old and a companion killed a red junglefowl, Ramesh Pandey, the reserve’s field director, told AFP. “Jyoti Singh Randhawa and Mahesh Virajdar have been arrested for poaching and unauthorised entry in a forest area,” Pandey said. “A vehicle, weapon and other equipment have been seized with the skin of… (an) animal and a dead junglefowl. “They…

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