Berhampur: As many as two notorious criminals were injured in an encounter with police at Sana Ghati Chhak under Khallikote police limits in Odisha’s Ganjam district today.
They have been identified as Sushant Pradhan and Rajesh Reddy. Police have seized Rs 2.25 lakh, a car and 2 pistols from their possession.
The two sustained bullet injuries on their legs and have been admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital here.
Both were involved in a dacoity near Khallikote toll gate on June 2, police sources said. Police have started investigation to ascertain their possible involvement in other criminal cases.
The duo was allegedly involved in looting Rs 25 lakh from the staff of Gorapalli toll plaza.