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Golfer Jyoti Randhawa's bail plea rejected

Press Trust of India  |  Bahraich (UP) 

A local court Thursday rejected the of and another person arrested last month on poaching charges in range of Katarniyaghat.

had fixed the hearing on the golfer's application Thursday, but the wanted to include additional sections of the Wildlife Protection Act in the case.

Therefore, the matter was posted in the court of Chief Judicial who rejected Randhawa's application, for the Forest Department, said.

The next date of hearing has been fixed on January 14.

The sessions court had also on Monday rejected the interim bail application of the and his friend, and had fixed January 10 for hearing their regular bail application.

and his friend were arrested on December 26 on poaching charges. A vehicle bearing a registration number along with a firearm and other

equipment were found in their possession.

The duo was produced before who had remanded them in judicial custody for 14 days.

Randhawa, an ace golfer, was ranked in the top 100 of the World Golf Ranking several times between 2004 and 2009.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 19:25 IST