Patna, Feb 10: Police arrested 12 dreaded criminals including the accused of a mass murder case from their hideout following fierce gun battle near Jamruh Imamganj village under Khiri More police station area in Patna district late last night.
Paliganj deputy police superintendent Manoj Kumar Pandey said that 12 notorious criminals, including Jumman Khan involved in the murder of four people at Mungeli under Khiri More police station area in 2015, were arrested from the spot. He said criminals opened 50-60 rounds of firing at police personnel even as the latter also retaliated by opening 20 rounds of firing forcing outlaws to surrender.
Mr Pandey said country pistols, large number of live cartridges, explosive materials and empty cartridges were recovered from the spot.
An intensive interrogation of outlaws is on to nab other members of their gang, he added. (UNI)