11 September 2019
Cuttack: Hardcore criminal Budhia Das (28), an associate of gangster Tito alias Syed Usman Ali Khan, was injured in an encounter with Commissionerate Police in Cuttack in the wee hours of Wednesday.
As per police sources, acting on a tip off about the presence of Budhia, a team led by IIC of Chauliaganj Police Station had conducted a raid at CDA Sector-13 near NLU.
During the raid the accused opened fire on the raiding party constraining police to open one round of fire in exercise of right to private defense.
In the exchange of fire, one police personnel Biswajit Samantray sustained injuries. The accused Budhia was injured in the exercise following which police apprehended him and admitted him to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack.
Police has seized one country made 9mm pistol, two live ammunitions with magazine and one empty case from his possession.
Budhia is involved in around 16 cases including four registered at Markatnagar Police Station, two at Jagatpur Police Station, seven at CDA Phase-II Police Station, one each at Cuttack's Chauliaganj and Mangalabag police stations and Kendrapara's Aul Police Station.