Crime

Dreaded Criminal Injured In Police Encounter In Capital

Bhubaneswar: Janmejaya Rout, who was wanted in several cases including kidnapping and attempt to murder, was injured in a police encounter in Laxmisagar area of the Capital city late last night. The police opened fire at him when he attempted to escape.

Sources said when Janmejaya along with his two associates was attempting to kidnap a youth from Badagada area in a Bolero, two youths of Laxmisagar area tried to intercept them. However, the miscreants attacked the two youths with sharp weapons following which they sustained injuries.

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