Notorious Criminal Arrested In Kendrapara Police Encounter

Kendrapara: Police arrested criminal Sheikh Mahtab following an encounter near Gandakhia-Kendrapara road here on Tuesday morning.
Acting on a tip off, a team of Sadar Police and special squad intercepted Mehtab but the criminal fired at the cops. Exercising their right to private defence, police personnel retaliated and opened controlled fire at Mehtab. His associate managed to flee from the spot.
Police seized a bike, a pistol, Rs 9,000 in cash and two mobiles from his possession.
Sheikh received bullet injuries on both his knees during the gun fight and was initially admitted to Kendrapara District Headquarters Hospital and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
As many as 30 cases are pending against him at different police stations in Kendrapara and neighbouring districts