Dreaded gangster Sheikh Hyder was killed in an ‘encounter’ while being shifted to Baripada circle jail from Choudwar jail in Odisha's Cuttack for ‘security reasons’, said police
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee Ripun Bora requested the governor to institute a judicial inquiry by a sitting judge of the high court into case of police firing at escaped criminals.
The AHRC has given the Assam government one month to submit a report on several incidents of police firing in which 12 militants and criminals were killed in the last two months
He was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.
Pradeep Sharma is also being questioned by the NIA team in connection with its probe into the ‘Antilia’ bomb scare case and Mansukh Hiran's murder.
C-60 commandos of the Gadchiroli Police were conducting an anti-Naxal operation in the Jambia Gatta forest around 6.30 am where the encounter happened.
Eighty-two criminal cases were registered against Vinod Yadav.
A cordon and search operation was launched by security forces in Dobhi Mohalla in Kakapora area of the South Kashmir district.
Further details awaited as the exchange of fire was going on when last reports came in, officials said
The highest number of Naxal deaths were reported in Sukma district.
'On the night of the ambush, Dubey was aware that a police team was coming to Bikru,' a senior officer said.
Militants attacked local BJP leader Ghulam Qadir at Ganderbal in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.
A panel of three doctors at Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital performed the post-mortem of Vikas Dubey who was killed in a police encounter.
Former Kerala DGP NC Asthana says the encounter of Vikas Dubey looks like a staged one to him as he punches holes into UP police's narrative.
Soon after gangster Vikas Dubey was arrested in Madhya Pradesh, several Twitter users had predicted he would be killed in an 'encounter'. Less than 24 hours later, the predictions came true.
Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter after a police vehicle carrying him from Ujjain to Kanpur met with an accident and he tried to escape from the spot, police said.
As the convoy reached Barra police circle in Kanpur, the vehicle in which Vikas Dubey was seated, overturned after skidding on the road due to heavy rains. He snatched a rifle and tried to shoot at the cops but was killed in retaliation.
Dayashankar Agnihotri was admitted to the Lala Lajpat Rai (LLR) hospital and police recovered a country-made pistol and two cartridges from his possession.
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