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Police encounter in Kendrapara: 2 criminals injured

5/10/2019 at 8:59 AM

Bhubaneswar: Two hardcore criminals were injured and nabbed as an exchange of fire between them and police ensued at Marshaghai Kala Pola in Kendrapara district this morning.

The injured criminals were identified as Anant Jena and Prabhat Nayak.

According to reports, police, acting on a tip off, conducted raids and asked the miscreants to surrender, but they opened fire and tried to escape. Police, soon, retaliated with gunshots, injuring them.

They have been admitted to a hospital, said reports.

Anant and Prabhat are reportedly involved in incidents of Hathia murder and Kaliapada firing in the district. There are more than 15 criminal cases pending against each of them at different police stations in the district. 

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