10 September 2019
Sambalpur: Hardcore criminal Tridev Bagh was injured and his two associated were nabbed here at about 5.35 am in an exchange of fire between a joint team of Special squad and Dhanupali Police.
The team had received input from reliable sources that the criminals were planning to rob the area near Kuluthkani -Dhankauda Road. Police party undertook multiple raids to nab the criminals. Upon spotting the cops, Tridev Bagh and his associates fired a round at the police party. Police party retaliated appropriately and fired 1 round in a controlled and restricted manner.
Bagh sustained bullet injuries in his left leg during the encounter, and was admitted to Sadar Hospital here. His associates Deepak Mandal, 30, and one Juvenile aged about 17 years were apprehended.
A constable suffered minor injuries in the operation and was given adequate treatment.
Police party seized one country made Pistol, two live rounds, one fired case, three mobile phones, Rs 30000 cash, one toy pistol, one Motor cycle and 3 Gold Chains.
Bag, 25, has more than eight criminal cases pending against him across several Police station in the district.