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Haryana Police arrests 11 notorious criminals

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

At least 11 notorious criminals, including five carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 each, were arrested by of Police after an encounter in Bahalgarh area of district, a said on Thursday.

A huge quantity of illegal weapons including pistols, guns, rifles and live cartridges, besides Rs 10.23 lakh in cash, were seized from them.

A police team, during patrolling, got information that about one dozen criminals having illegal weapons were plotting to loot passers-by in Bahalgarh area on Wednesday night, the said.

"The team immediately tried to arrest them but the criminals opened fire on police. Acting promptly, police arrested all accused. One and two criminals were injured in this incident. They were admitted to a hospital," he added.

The said that all the accused were involved in about three dozen criminal cases, including murder, attempt to murder, loot, dacoity and ransom.

The criminals were identified as Krishan, Pawan, Nitu, Dinesh, Mahipal, Ravinder, Amit, Pramod, Sunil Punia, and



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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 18:32 IST