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Criminal shot dead in UP

IANS  |  Lucknow 

A criminal carrying a bounty of Rs 1 lakh was shot dead while an and a were injured during a gun battle in Uttar Pradesh's district early on Wednesday, police said.

Sabir was killed while was critically wounded with bullet injuries to his chest and head. was also injured.

Sabir, who had escaped from police custody in Barabanki 10 months ago, belonged to the Mukeem Lala gang, a said. The police had been looking for him ever since.

After a tip, the (SOG) and police officers from various police stations surrounded Sabir's house around Tuesday midnight.

Sabir was with his wife then. Sabir allegedly opened fire in which the two policemen were injured.

He then tried to escape by jumping off the roof but the police team shot him dead with automatic weapons.

Sabir was wanted in many cases of murder, extortion and kidnappings in and

The injured was rushed to a private hospital in As his condition deteriorated, he was referred to in Noida where he was said to be in critical condition.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, January 03 2018. 14:16 IST
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