Lucknow: A dreaded dacoit was gunned down in
an encounter in Chitrakoot district, police said today.
On a tip-off, the Uttar Pradesh STF and police laid a
siege around Manikpur forest area last night and shot dead
Shiv Kumar Kol alias Hariya, who was carrying a reward of Rs
50,000 on his head, police said.
Kol was wanted in over a dozen criminal cases, including
murder and abduction cases.