04 August 2019
Bhubaneswar: After nabbing two criminals on Saturday morning, two more were held today morning after a double encounter by Commissionerate Police in Tankapani area.
As per information shared by police sources, Inspector-in-charge of Dhauli police station received information at around 2.45 am that that some criminals had taken shelter at a flat near Dhauli.
"The criminals have been identified as Sipun Kabi and Harekrushna Swain. They were members of the same gang of which two were apprehended in Saturday's encounter", Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty informed OMMCOM NEWS.
The cop and his team immediately proceeded to nab the criminals however, the miscreants left the place and moved towards Tankapani Road in a bike. After chasing them, the cops intercepted the anti-social elements at Chili Pokhari under Badagada police limits.
Instead of stopping, the miscreants opened fired at the chasing police party and the exercising their right to private defence, the men in uniform opened four rounds of controlled fire at the miscreants.
Both the criminals sustained bullet injuries on their legs and are currently undergoing treatment at Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital.
The police seized one country made mouser, one live ammunition, one toy pistol, one bike along with cash of Rs 50,000 cash and three mobile phones from their possession.
Notably on July 30, four armed robberies had created panic in Bhubaneswar. Soon after, Commissionerate Police intensified night patrolling and has successfully nabbed four criminals in two encounters within 24 hours.