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Criminal held in Odisha after exchange of gunfire with cops


Criminal held in Odisha after exchange of gunfire with cops

A 32-year-old man, allegedly involved in a series of criminal activities including attempt to murder, has been arrested here following an exchange of gunfire with police, an officer said. The accused, P Siba Shankar Dora, sustained injuries, along with two other police constables, during the encounter at Charimaili Chhaka in Aska police station area on Sunday night, Inspector In-Charge PK Sahoo said.

Dora, who sustained gunshot injuries on his left knee, was currently undergoing treatment at MKCG Medical College and Hospital here, Sahoo said. The two contables were treated for their injuries at a local hospital and discharged, he stated.

The accused was on a bike with one of his accomplices when they were chased by police, leading to the exchange of fire, the officer explained, adding that a pistol and two cartridges have been seized from his possession. His accomplice, however, had fled the spot.

According to police sources, Dora had allegedly fired at a 30-year-old man in the area and injured him, hours before his arrest..

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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