Wanted criminal killed in encounter
Kanpur: A wanted criminal, carrying a cash reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, was killed in a police encounter here.
"Acting on a tip-off, a Special Task Force team yesterday intercepted a motorcycle in Bara Sirohi locality in Kalyanpur area following which the bikers, who were two in number, started firing at them," DSP Shailendra Lal said.
In the ensuing encounter, one of them was killed while the other managed to escape. The slain criminal was identified as Rahul, wanted in several cases of loot and dacoity, Lal said.
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