Ace Golfer Jyoti Randhawa was arrested on Wednesday over poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich. A .22 rifle has also been recovered, reported news agency ANI. Randhawa was arrested by UP forest authorities in an alleged poaching incident in Motipur range of Katerniaghat. This is a developing story. According to reports, Randhawa was arrested by authorities near Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Motipur Range of Katerniaghat. Apart from the rifle, a vehicle and other equipments have also been seized. Interrogation is currently underway, added reports.

Randhawa turned professional in 1994. He participates on the Asian Tour and the European Tour. In 2002, he finished top on the Asian Tour money list. His best finish on the European Tour is tied second in the 2004 Johnnie Walker Classic. Jyoti Singh Randhawa is an Indian professional golfer who was ranked in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking several times between 2004 and 2009.