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Hyder’s encounter: Used arms to be sent for ballistic testing!

28/07/2021 at 3:13 PM

Bhubaneswar, July 28: Balasore police has initiated an investigation into gangster Hyder’s encounter and death on Monday.

The police have seized the service pistol of an Assistant Sub-Inspector that was used to encounter the notorious gangster on July 24.

Soon, the service pistol would be sent for ballistic testing in order to establish whether Hyder was shot dead with it or not. The pistol would be sent to a repute Ballistic Research and Forensic Science Centre as soon as possible.

Ballistic testing is an examination or technical assessment of ballistics materials such as armored materials like armored Vehicles, body Armor, bullets, and bullet resistant panels on the internationally accepted standards and norms.

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