Bhubaneswar: An exchange of fire erupted between miscreants and police on the Purunagada bypass at Jeypore in Koraput district early this morning.
According to reports, while one of the miscreants was injured and nabbed, three others managed to flee from the spot. The nabbed miscreant was identified as Sibasankara Panigrahi alias Jitu.
Police seized a country pistol and some live bullets from him. All miscreants are stated to have criminal cases pending against them at different police stations in the district.
Police have started a manhunt to nab the three miscreants who have fled from the spot.