UP police on encounter spree, kills wanted criminals in Noida, Saharanpur

25 March 2018, 11:29 AM
UP police on encounter spree, kills wanted criminals in Noida, Saharanpur (ANI Photo)
UP police on encounter spree, kills wanted criminals in Noida, Saharanpur (ANI Photo)

Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday killed a murder accused carrying Rs 1,00,000 reward on his head in a brief encounter in Noida.

Shravan Chaudhary, a wanted in several murder cases in Delhi and UP got injured in the exchange of fire with Noida police. He later succumbed to the injuries during treatment in a hospital.

"The police have recovered one AK 47 and one SBBL gun from the spot," said DGP Headquarters.

This was the second encounter between UP police and criminals in the last 24 hours. Earlier on Saturday night, a wanted criminal with Rs 25,000 bounty on his head was killed in Saharanpur.

During the Saharanpur encounter, one criminal managed to escape. UP police has launched a search operation to nab the absconding criminal.

One police personnel was also injured during the encounter and is being treated in a private hospital.

“As soon as we were informed about the incident we started rigorous checking & barricading. During the encounter, one of our personnel also got injured & is being treated in a hospital. Criminal killed had been involved in various crimes previously,” said Babloo Kumar, SSP Saharanpur.

The police have seized Rs 1 Lakh, a motorcycle and a pistol from the spot.

First Published: Sunday, March 25, 2018 10:53 AM
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