Bhubaneswar: In another police encounter, a hardcore criminal, who had jumped a parole, was injured and nabbed in Ganjam district this morning.
The criminal was identified as Benu Barik. He received bullet injuries has been admitted to the Public Health Cetnre at Buguda.
According to reports, Benu had come on a parole from the Khurda jail and didn’t return. Police were searching for him. Acting on a tipoff, Buguda police conducted raids and asked Benu and his associate to surrender. But Benu opened fire at the cops. Police soon retaliated in which Benu was injured. However, his associative, Bula Dash, manage to escape the police arrest. Besides nabbing Benu, the police seized a bike, a pistol and a mobile from him.