Pratapgarh: A wanted criminal was on Saturday
killed and his two accomplices were arrested in an encounter
with security personnel in Lalganj area here, officials said.
38-year-old Vimal Upadhyaya, carrying a cash award of Rs
5,000 and had 27 cases against him, was killed in an encounter
with the joint team of special task force of police and
special operations group, DSP Shashikant Tiwari said.
A PAC jawan was also injured in the encounter, he said,
adding that two of Vimal aides were arrested during the joint