Paradip/Bhubaneswar , 06/12/2017 ( O(disha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A notorious criminal was injured in an encounter with police near Plastic Park at Paradip late on Tuesday.
The criminal identified as Suryakant Swain was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after sustaining bullet injury on his leg.
Swain along with two of his associates hurled bombs at a the cops, who tried to intercept the trio during patrolling. The police personnel retaliated by opening fire following which he was injured. However, his associates managed to flee from the spot.
A pistol, bullets and a bomb has been seized from the criminal. There are a number of criminal cases pending against Suryakant at different police stations.