Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Berhampur, Apr 30:
Notorious criminal Lambu Tarini was injured in a police encounter near a forest at Bhaliapalli under Soroda block in Ganjam district this morning.
He has been admitted to MKCG hospital in Berhampur.
The encounter took place at around 5.30 am when police got information that Tarini was travelling to Soroda in a bike. Acting on a tip off, a team of police comprising of Soroda IIC Santosh Jena and Gangpur IIC Chittaranjan Jena intercepted Tarini.
Sensing the trouble, Tarini opened fire at police personnel. The cops retaliated to nab him. He sustained bullet injuries on his two knees.
Over 20 criminal cases are pending against him at different police stations, said SDPO Subash Panda.