Berhampur, (Ganjam),25/12/18:A hardcore criminal Anant Kumar Macchua @ Mani suffered injuries on his right leg during an encounter with police near Gudidhepa in Khallikote of Ganjam district today in early morning.
IIC Khalikote,Bibekananda Swain reported Macchua was initially admitted to a hospital in Khallikote and later shifted to MKCG Medical College & Hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment. The criminal is said to be a resident of Ranpur area of Nayagarh.
According to Brijesh Ray,SP,Ganjam, he said tonight at about 4.45 am in an exchange of fire die hard criminal Ananta Kumar involved in recent Khalikote Police limit Badaghati dacoty case and involved more than 10 cases in Khorda,Nayagarh and Ganjam area.
Police received .one unicorn bike one pistol with 3 round live ammunition and some cash from spot.The incident took place on NH 16 near Gudidhepo under Khalikote PS.