Wanted dacoit killed in encounter in UP
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Last Updated: Wednesday, December 08, 2010, 00:04
  
Lucknow: A dacoit carrying reward of Rs 40,000 on his head was today killed in an encounter with the police in Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh, police sources said here.

Shankar Kol, an active member of Radhey alias Subedar gang, was killed by a police team in an encounter, ADG (Law and Order) Brijlal told reporters here.

He said other members of the gang managed to flee from the scene.

Kol, he said, was wanted in 14 cases including that of murder in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

A double barrel gun and seven live cartridges were recovered from his possession, he said.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, December 08, 2010, 00:04


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