Gwalior: Three hardcore criminals carrying a cash reward on their head were killed in an encounter here, police said on Tuesday.
Brothers Pappu Yadav, Virendra Yadav and Jitu Yadav, each of them carrying a Rs 5,000 reward on their head, were gunned down during an encounter with police near the `Dang Wale Baba Ki Pahadi` here yesterday, they said.
A number of cases including that of murder, extortion, kidnapping and others had been registered against them.
Country-made revolvers, used and live cartridges were among other things recovered from them, police said.
Two constables also sustained minor injuries in the encounter, police added.