Sundargarh: In a major move by Odisha Police, dreaded criminal Anil Tirkey was injured in a Police encounter at Rutukpedi in Chandiposh reserve forest, under Brahmani Tarang Police limits of the Sundargarh district.
The injured history sheeter is currently under treatment in Rourkela Hospital.
The Police acted based on a tip off that they had received. They received information that Tirkey would be passing through the Chandiposh forest on a motorcycle. The Police approached him with the purpose of arresting him, but they were met with firing from Anil Tirkey. The Police returned the firing which resulted in the dreaded criminal getting injured after a bullet was logded in his leg.
A gun, three rounds of bullets and a bike was found upon the person.
As per the Police reports, there are as many as 22 cases lodged against Anil Tirkey.