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
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.