Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Brahmapur, Dec 23:
A notorious criminal was arrested following a police encounter in Odisha’s Ganjam district last night.
The criminal identified as Bulu Nahak sustained bullet injuries on his legs in an exchange of fire with police at Charimaili square in Aska.
As per reports, a police team had laid a trap at Charimaili square to nab Bulu Nahak and his aides based on reliable information. However, Nahak opened four rounds of bullets on the cops when police proceded towards them. In the police retaliation, the hardcore criminal sustained bullet injuries on his legs.
The injured criminal was rushed to Aska hospital and later shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital for treatment. His condition is stated to be stable.
It may be mentioned that several cases have been registered against him in various police stations in the district. He was also allegedly involved in the murders of Balakrushna Patra and Ganesh Bisoi.
A firearm and three live bullets were seized from Nahak’s possession after the encounter.