Saharanpur, Jun 16: A wanted criminal carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, was gunned down while two others were injured in exchange of fire during encounter, police said here on Sunday.
According to police sources, acting on tip-off police team tried to intercept two motorbike-borne criminals in Maniharan area late on last night but they opened fire on police. In retaliatory firing one criminal was shot dead while his accomplice was injured.
The deceased was identified as Adnan alias Musa while the injured identified as Noman and Shahjad, resident of Paragpur village were rushed to district hospital.
Two country-made pistols, some cartages and one motorbike were recovered from them.
More than eight criminal cases under loot, murder charges were registered against Musa. (UNI)