Guna: Notorious Pardi gang dacoit Kiran Pardi
and his associate Sunil Pardi were killed in an encounter with
police at Chilka hill near Dharnavada village in the district
on Friday afternoon, police said.
Acting on a tip-off that the two were camping in the
area, police reached the spot and encircled the place, Guna
Superintendent of Police K C Jain told PTI over phone.
Kiran and Sunil opened fire, injuring three policemen
including a town inspector, he said. Both were killed as
police returned the fire.
Kiran carried a reward of Rs 15,000 on his head, while
Sunil carried a reward of Rs 1,000.
Both were involved in several cases of loot, murder and
dacoity. Besides Madhya Pradesh, they had cases registered
against them in Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and
Maharashtra, Jain said.
A family in Jammu and Kashmir too had announced a reward
of Rs five lakh on Kiran`s head, the SP said.
Police recovered a 12-bore rifle and 19 cartridges from
their possession. The injured policemen were identified as
town inspector Narendra Bhargava, ASI Gopal Choube and
constable Narendra Raghuwanshi.