Bhubaneswar: Two hardcore criminals were injured and nabbed following an encounter by police in Ganjam district early this morning.
The two criminals were identified as Manoj Sahu of Polsara in Ganjam district and Bishwajit Barik of Kaipadar in Khurda district.
Acting on a tip-off, the police chased and asked the two to surrender. However, they fired at the cops and tried to flee away. Soon, police resorted to firing in which the two recieved bullet injuries in their legs. They have now been admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital.
Police have seized two pistols, four live bullets and hard cash of Rs 1,50,000 from them.