19 February 2019
Kendrapara: Dreaded criminal Ganesh Mallick was injured during an encounter with police near Halpur chhak here late last night.
According to reports, Mallick fired at the cops and was trying to flee when the police fired in retaliation. On sustaining injuries on his leg, Mallick was rushed to Kendrapara District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) and was later shifted SCB hospital in Cuttack when his condition worsened.
The joint operation was conducted by Sadar police and Special Squad. One mouser has been recovered from the criminal’s possession. Police officials informed that he had been in absconding over the last five years and over 15 cases of murder, dacoity, extortion are pending against his name.