Dreaded criminal injured in police firing in Ganjam


Ganjam: A dreaded criminal was critically injured in a police firing near Gudidhepa in Khallikote of Ganjam district last night.

The accused, Anant Kumar Macchua alias Mani with bullet injuries on his right leg was admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital.

Acting on a tip-off about the movement of Mani in the locality, a police team reached the spot to apprehend him. However, Mani after noticing the police team opened fire on them. In retaliation, the police team fired at him injuring him on right leg.

A motorcycle, one pistol and three live bullets were seized from his possession.

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