Update at 1:26 PM:
Update at 11:33 AM:
A statement has been issued:
As per preliminary information received Jyotinder Singh Randhawa alias Jyoti Singh Randhawa (International golfer and national shooter) and Mahesh Virajdar have been arrested in a poaching case in Motipur Range of Katerniaghat. A vehicle HR 26 DN 4299, weapon and other equipment along with wildlife articles have been seized. Interrogation and further legal action is being taken by the DFO Katerniaghat and his team.
Ace Golfer Jyoti Singh Randhawa has been arrested in an alleged poaching-related matter at Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh.
Visuals of the arrest show Randhawa and one other man standing before what appears to be hunting equipment. The visuals showing several equipments on the bonnet of the car number HR 26 DN 4299 includes sunglasses, 2 sniper rifles, what appears to be a jackfruit, torch headgear, documents, fanny bag and mobile phones.