Head of Raju Banjara gang killed in police encounter
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Last Updated: Sunday, August 22, 2010, 21:34
Morena: Four dacoits including the leader of Raju Banjara Gang, were killed in a police encounter in the ravine of Aasan River near Baknasa village of neighbouring Bhind district today, police said.

Chambal range IG, Sanjay Jha said that leader of dacoits gang Raju Banjara alias Khan, killed in encounter, was the resident of Bangara village in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh while three others were from Datia and Bhind districts of Madhya Pradesh.

They were identified as Udal Barhai of village Thared of Datia District, Ravindra Udonia of Sarsa village and Amjad Khan alias Fauji of village Kazian, both in Bhind district.

On a tip off that members of Raju Banjara Gang were hiding in the ravine of Aasan River near village Baknasa, the Bhind District Superintendent of Police, Chanchal Shekhar cordoned off the area from three sides and four dacoits were killed in the encounter took place, he said.

Jha said two rifles, two kattas, three dozen live cartridges and a cash of Rs 14000 were recovered from their possession.


First Published: Sunday, August 22, 2010, 21:34

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