Extortionist nabbed with toy gun at Sopore in north Kashmir
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Extortionist nabbed with toy gun at Sopore in north Kashmir

Police in Jammu and Kashmir Friday nabbed an extortionist with a toy pistol in Sopore area of Baramulla district in northern part of the state.

Police in Jammu and Kashmir Friday nabbed an extortionist with a toy pistol in Sopore area of Baramulla district in northern part of the state.

Hilal Ahmad Patoo, a resident of Gulshan Bagh Fruit Mandi area, was arrested from the Bus Stand after a specific information on his whereabouts, an official said.

Patoo, he said, would extort money from people after threatening with the toy pistol.

A case vide FIR No. 186/15 under Section 382 of Ranbir Penal Code (RPC) has been registered against him at a police station in Sopore.

Police have recovered a 1000 rupee fake currency note, besides a cell phone and 850 rupees which he had extorted from small time shopkeepers in the area.

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