14 October 2019
Cuttack: In second encounter within 24 hours, yet another dreaded criminal was arrested after a faceoff with Choudwar Police on Choudwar-Dhabaleswar road on early Monday morning.
The accused Shyam Dehury alias Muna (24) who hails from Dhenkanal was involved in a robbery undertaken on September 24. It had resulted in one person’s death who had succumbed to bullet injuries inflicted by Muna.
Upon receiving information of Muna’s exact location, Choudwar Police apprehended him, said Chudwar Police’s press note. Muna fired shots at the Police and in an exchange of fire the accused received bullet injuries on his left leg
The dreaded criminal was nabbed and shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital for treatment. Sub-Inspector Partha Beura too sustained injuries and is undergoing treatment, mentioned the press note.
One 9 mm country pistol, one magazine with live ammunition, two empty cartridges and one motorcycle was recovered. Muna has about 11 cases registered against him in several Police stations. A probe has been initiated.
It is important to note here that in an encounter yesterday Choudwar Police were able to nab another dreaded criminal Jitu. Two encounters in two consecutive days would send a clear message to criminals, Police sources said.