Bhanjanagar: Continuing with its crackdown on history-sheeters in the district Ganjam police today arrested dreaded criminal Mohammed Imran following at encounter near Gandishula here last night.
As per the report, a team of Bhanjanagar Police launched a raid on Imaran after getting a tip-off on his presence near Gandhishula late in the night. During the encounter the criminal opened fire at police and sustained a bullet injury on his left leg in retaliation by cops.
Police also seized a country made pistol, a live bullet and 5 bombs from Imaran’s possession during the gun battle.
The injured criminal has been admitted to Bhanjanagar Community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment following the arrest and his condition is stated to be stable.
Notably, Imran was involved in the bomb hurling incident recently occurred in Bhanjangar.