Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Berhampur, Dec 27:

A notorious criminal was seriously injured in an encounter with the police at Barpalli village under Digapahandi police limits in Odisha’s Ganjam district today.


According to reports, the criminal identified as Shyamsundar Gouda alias Cheru has received two bullet injuries on his left leg during the encounter.

Police have seized a country-made pistol, live bullets and crude bombs from his possession. He has been shifted to the MKCG Medical College & Hospital and is undergoing treatment for his injuries, reports added.

According to police sources, Cheru has seven criminal cases against him and he was wanted by the police in two cases.