After receiving information via police sources regarding the movement of criminal Hussein crossing the area on a bike, the police came into action and the encounter took place at around 5:15 am.
“Through our sources, we got to know that Hussein would be passing by on a bike, so the police official ran to get hold of him during that moment he received the bullet,” the police official said.
Police official further added, “During the encounter, Hussein sustained a bullet injury on his leg and was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Even a police official sustained a bullet injury during the encounter but survived as he was wearing a bulletproof jacket.”
Hussein is one of the leading members of Neeraj Bhanja gang. Earlier he has been charged with more than a dozen criminal cases and has also been sentenced to five years in jail.
The criminal has been shifted to a hospital and the encounter has concluded.
More details on the same are awaited.