Cuttack: A notorious criminal was arrested following an encounter in Cuttack on Friday.
The criminal was identified as Anil Behera alias Chiku. He suffered bullet injuries to his legs and admitted in SCB Medical College and Hospital.
According to sources, Chiku was wanted in a loot case. A special squad police was formed to nab him.
The special squad today spotted Chiku while he was travelling on a motorcycle. After spotting the police team, Chiku opened fire at them in order to escape from the spot. The police team fired in retaliation in which he suffered injuries.
A pistol, two bullets and a motorcycle were seized from his possession.