Cuttack: Intensifying the crackdown against crime ahead festive season in Twin Cities Bhubaneswar-Cuttack, the Commissionerate of Police today apprehended dreaded criminal SK Rahul in an encounter in Cuttack.
The police sources said that Rahul being the close aide of Md Shakil at first fired on them from a 9mm pistol when they were heading towards him to arrest. Md Shakil happens to be a close associate of Kendrapara’s gangster Tito.
DCP Akhileswar Singh said that acting on a tip-off, a police team intercepted Rahul who then fired at the special squad with a 9MM pistol.
In a retaliation, the police team fired a round which penetrated the right thigh of the accused following which he was admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital here.