Bhubaneswar: A hardcore criminal, Jayaram Pradhan, was injure and nabbed in a police encounter ensued on the Maulabhanaja road under the Digapahandi police limits in Ganjam district early this morning.
The police have seized a pistol, some bullets and a bomb from Pradhan. In the incident, four cops, including the IIC, were also injured.
Pradhan received bullet injuries in his left leg and was rushed to a local hospital soon. However, he has now been shifted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Brahmapur in view of his critical condition.
There are several criminal cases lying pending against Pradhan at different police limits, said reports.