Man charged with kidnap, extortion arrested in Faridkot

 A notorious criminal was arrested and arms seized from him by Faridkot police, an official said.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 06, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Moga (PB): A notorious criminal was arrested and arms seized from him by Faridkot police, an official said.

Jaswinder Singh Rocky was arrested yesterday and one .9 mm pistol and .38 bore revolver were seized from him, Faridkot SSP Charanjit Singh said.

Rocky was facing at least 17 criminal cases including those for attempt to murder, kidnapping, extortion and some cases under the Arms Act. These cases were slapped against him in various states including Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka, the SSP said.

Rocky was arrested from Sadiq Chowk in Faridkot district yesterday while he was waiting for his associates, he said.

Rocky was also wanted in connection with smuggling of foreign-made weapons, the SSP added.