26 September 2019
Bargarh: A veteran criminal Amit Das was nabbed during an encounter with police near Samardarha under Ambabhona police limits in Bargarh district on late last night.
A native of Bolangir district in Odisha, Amit was recently released from Bilaspur Jail in a dacoity case. On getting information about him moving towards Chhattisgarh with firearm, anticipating his criminal activites, staff of Ambabhona Police Station chased him.
It was near Samardarha, Amit open fired one round on police team. While police gave their identity and warned him not to fire further, he fired another round on the police team. Finally the police was able to nab him while he was running away from the spot.
There are over 11 cases registered against Amit at various police stations in Balangir, Bargarh, Subarnapur and Sambalpur districts of Odisha and also in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh.