Bhubaneswar: A hardcore criminal, Belu Khan, was injured and nabbed in a police encounter at Angul early this morning.
Belu received bullet injuries in his left leg and was rushed to a local hospital. However, he has now been shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as his condition deteriorated.
According to reports, a special squad of the Angul police intercepted Belu Khan while he was trying to loot a petrol pump in the town. As Belu opened fire at the police and tried to flee away, police fired at him in retaliation.
Belu Khan is reportedly involved in many crimes.