Uttar Pradesh: A 44-year-old man killed in encounter

A 44-year-old man allegedly wanted in connection with cases of murder and dacoity was killed and two police personnel were injured in an encounter in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district, an officer said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh: A 44-year-old man killed in encounter

Uttar Pradesh: A 44-year-old man killed in encounter

Pratapgarh (UP): A 44-year-old man allegedly wanted in connection with cases of murder and dacoity was killed and two police personnel were injured in an encounter in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district, an officer said on Wednesday.

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Sajid alias Bablu was surrounded by the police and a Special Task Force (STF) team in Raniganj area late on Tuesday night. There was an exchange of fire, and Sajid and two policemen were injured, Superintendent of Police Abhishek Singh said.

The alleged criminal was rushed to a hospital, where he died during treatment. He was wanted in connection with cases of murder, loot and dacoity, the SP said.

Fire arms and cartridges were recovered from the spot, the officer added.

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