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Public Drinking & Firing In Kendrapara: Cops Strike Back, Main Accused Nabbed In Encounter

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22 January 2019


Kendrapara: Soon after miscreants had opened fire and shot a local dead in Kandira village for opposing public drinking on Monday morning, the main accused in the incident Sanjay Biswal alias Babu was nabbed during an encounter with Rajnagar police at Karunti Chhak in Rajnagar area here late last night.

Babu suffered injuries on his left leg in an encounter led by Pattamundai SDPO (Sub-Divisional Police Officer). He was initially admitted to Rajnagar community health centre (CHC) and was later shifted to District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) where he is currently undergoing treatment.

Police sources informed that Sanjay was the main accused in the firing incident at Kandira village. After interrogating Sanjay’s aide, who had been detained by the locals, cops had intensified patrolling in the locality to nab Sanjay.

Several criminal cases including that of murder, robbery and snatching are pending against Sanjay, stated reports.

Also Read: Odisha: Man Shot Dead For Opposing Public Drinking In Kendrapara