Encounter in Mancheswar, One injured by Police

Bhubaneswar, March 04: A suspect criminal was injured in a fire exchange in Mancheswar area of Odisha capital yesterday evening. The city police arrested one chasing four bikers, while two others escaped.

All the suspects have criminal records. They are accused in loot, dacoity, murder and kidnapping.

Acting on the information, the quick action team (QAT) with the help of Mancheswar police chased four bikers, who were coming towards Bhubaneswar from Cuttack on the NH-5. The criminals opened fire at the police, who later injured one in the encounter.

The encounter took place near Bhubaneswar-Puri bypass towards Pandera. One was arrested when he fell down from the bike after the rider was shot on his left ankle. The injured accused was rushed to Capital Hospital and later he was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.