Dacoit killed in encounter in Chitrakoot district

A dreaded dacoit was gunned down in an encounter in Chitrakoot district, police said today.

Updated: Sep 30, 2011, 15:18 PM IST

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.

PTI