Crime

Criminal critical in Paradip police encounter

Paradip: A criminal sustained critical bullet injuries and nabbed following an encounter by Paradip police early this morning. However, two other criminals managed to flee from the spot.

The injured, identified as Suryakant Swain, has been shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and is undergoing treatment there. Suryakant hs received bullet injuries in his right leg.

According to reports, a team of Paradip police was conducting a patrolling when the miscreants fired at them near Chuna village on the Paradip town outskirts. The police soon retaliated opening fire at them. In the incident, Suryakant was injured and his two aides managed to flee the spot.

The police have seized some bullets, a bomb and a gun from him.

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