Dreaded criminal injured in encounter in Cuttack

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Cuttack: Continuing with its crackdown on history-sheeters in the Millennium City, the Twin City Commissionerate Police arrested dreaded criminal Soumya Ranjan Sahoo alias Sunil following an encounter in Bodhipadia area of Choudwar police limits here last night.

The encounter took place after Choudwar Police received specific information on Sunil’s presence near Kalimandir in Bodhipadia area at around 9.30 PM. A police team led by Choudwar Police Station IIC immediately raided the place. Sunil who was waiting for his associates to execute a crime plan, tried to escape from the spot by riding his Yamaha FZ bike and firing indiscriminately at the cops. After police back fired at him, Sunil sustained bullet injury on his right leg and was nabbed subsequently.

Police also seized one 9 MM pistol, three rounds of live ammunitions and the motor cycle without a registration number from the arrested criminal’s possession.

Sunil was rushed to SCB Medical in Cuttack following the encounter and his condition is stated to be stable.

He has more than 10 cases pending against him at Lalbag and Bidanasi Police Station areas, said police.

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