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Berhampur,25/12/18: In a day which saw Ganjam Police carrying out two separate encounters, one dreaded criminal was killed while two others sustained critical injuries. The deceased has been identified as dreaded criminal Babu Naika.
Jagannathprasad Police had intensified patrolling to nab anti-socials in the region after receiving a tip off about movement of Naika and his associates in the area. After being traced, Babu and his associates opened fire at police, who retaliated. Following exchange of fire, Police managed to nab the criminals who were injured in the encounter, added sources. Police also seized two mousers, live ammunition and a motorcycle.
Today afternoon Santanu Kumar Dash,ASP,Berhampur told to scribes Babu was initially rushed to Jagannathprasad CHC and later died while being shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital, informed a police official. As per police record at different police station under Berhampur and Ganjam Police district, Babu had more than 20 criminal cases pending against his name at different police stations.
It may be underlined that, Babu was arrested by Ganjam police in connection with a bomb blast, but escaped while undergoing treatment at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital on November 25 as a result five Cops are suspended for negligence of official duty. A case was registered at BN Pur Police station.