Ganjam: Another criminal Babu Nayak along with his associate was nabbed following an encounter in Karadabani Forest under Jagannathprasad police limits in Ganjam district today afternoon.
Police seized two pistols and a motorcycle from his possession. Babu was admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur.
Notably, Babu managed to flee from the MKCG a few months ago while he was undergoing treatment amid police security. At that time five police personnel were suspended. Nearly 20 cases are pending against him in different police stations in Berhampur and Ganjam police districts.
In the wee hours of Tuesday dreaded criminal Ananta Kumar Machhua was injured in a police encounter near Gudidhepa in Khallikote here.
He sustained injuries on his right leg during the encounter that occurred in the wee hours of Tuesday. He was admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital. Police also seized one pistol, three live bullets and a bike from his possession.