Puri: A notorious criminal was injured in an encounter with police on the Konark marine drive road near the Ramachandi Temple on Tuesday night.
Kalia Muduli, sustained bullet injuries on his leg and was admitted to the Puri District Headquarters Hospital.
Kalia, a resident of Baseli Sahi in Puri, was on the run for his alleged involvement in a bombing at Market Chhak on July 9.
Being informed about his movement on the marine drive road, the Kumbharpada police chased him. He opened fire at the cops in a bid to escape but was injured in retaliation by police and fell down.