Bhubaneswar: The Kendrapara police on Sunday nabbed hardcore criminal Santosh Mallick following an encounter in Kendrapara town this morning.
According to reports, while in a patrolling, a police team asked Santosh to surrender, but he opened fire at them and tried to flee. The police retaliated by opening fire at him in which he was injured. Santosh is now undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital, Kendrapada.
There are as many as 60 cases pending against Santosh at different places in Kendrapada district, said police.