Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police nabbed a dreaded criminal Guru Charan Patra alias Guria after an encounter at Jagatpur in Cuttack late on Sunday night.
Reports said Guria has been admitted to SCB Medical College and hospital after he sustained bullet injuries on his left leg.
Acting on a tip-off about his presence in Jagatpur area, a police team reached the spot to apprehend him. However, Guria opened fire on the cops in a bid to escape the spot. The police team retaliated, and shot him at the leg, sources said.
Police admitted him to SCB Medical College and Hospital for treatment.
Sources said several criminal cases including Jagatpur bombing case have been pending against Guria. The police have launched a probe to ascertain more information in connection with other cases.