Cuttack: Notorious criminal Ajay Sahu alias Jitu was arrested after being hit by bullets following exchange of fire between police and him.
Jitu, who has sustained bullet injuries in his right leg, was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Police seized a pistol and live bullet from his possession. He was involved in 15 cases criminal cases.
Acting on a tipoff, a team of police officials of the Choudwar police station and Special Squad intercepted Jitu in a forest in Choudwar area early this morning. When policemen asked them to surrender he opened fire first, sources said. He received bullet injuries in his right leg in exchange of fire.