Berhampur,08/08/18:Continuing crackdown on criminals across Ganjam district, there was another exchange of fire on today at about 5 30 am by the side of SH 36 near Pustapur cashew field under Kodala PS limits.
One Bidesi @Dillip Das aged about 24 years of Narandeipur, under Banapur PS Khorda a veteran inter District Criminal involved in more than 20 cases of Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam,Bhubaneswar and Cuttack rural received gunshot injury on his right leg and shifted to Khallikote CHC for treatment and referred to MKCG Hospital Berhampur with proper escort.
According to SDPO,Aswini Kumar Sahu police have recovered one country made pistol, two round of live bullet, one motor cycle. One mobile hand set and cash of Rs 14000 /- recovered from him. The criminal opened fire at police first and the security officials too retaliated in which he sustained injuries. he added.