Bihar: Wanted criminal shot dead

A gangster, who was wanted in 28 cases, was shot dead in an encounter with STF near Karonda village in the district.

Last Updated: Sep 28, 2012, 00:27 AM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A gangster, who was wanted in 28 cases including the murder of deputy jailor of Meerut Jail, was shot dead in an encounter with STF near Karonda village in the district.

SSP B B Singh said on Thursday that Dharmender alias Lala was killed in an encounter with Meerut STF yesterday.

He was carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head.

Meanwhile, an under-trial prisoner was shot dead while he was being taken to Saharanpur from Bareilly for a court hearing.

Police some car-borne assailants shot dead Manoj at the Sahranpur railway station yesterday.

A passer-by was also injured in the firing, police said, adding he later succumbed to injuries at a hospital.

PTI