Vicious caught in an encounter: Midnight police encounter in Prayagraj: Interstate crook shot in the leg, second crook escaped
A miscreant was shot in the leg of a police encounter in Kaundhiyara area of Prayagraj Yamunapar in Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night. The police nabbed him. However as usual his partner managed to escape from the spot. Police claim he is an interstate robber. He has got pistol and cartridge.
Information, Gangapar’s robber Salman was caught in an encounter in Kaundhiyara area of Yamunapar, on Wednesday night, police got information that a gangster of Gangapar is roaming in Koundhiyara area with the intention of loot. Police put a blockade with the crime branch. Police surrounded the miscreant near the rot canal in Koundhiyara police station area. Seeing the police, the crook started firing. Counter-firing was done. A bullet hit the crook’s leg.
Wanted in many cases including robbery
Police surrounded and apprehended him. During interrogation, it was found that his name is Soraon, resident of Salman, Prayagraj. He hails from Soraon region. His criminal history was removed. SP Yamunapar Saurav Dixit said that Salman is a vicious robber of Gangapar area. He was wanted in several cases, including truck robbery. The police was looking for him. A red bike has also been recovered from him.
He was accompanied by another crook who escaped. According to the SP, apart from Ayodhya, Ambedkaranagar and Koundhiyara, there were cases against him in Madhya Pradesh. Police from both Gangapar and Yamunapar area were looking for him.