Criminal injured in police encounter in Odisha’s Kandhamal

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 21: 

Odisha police today nabbed notorious criminal Danda Moharana from K Nuagaon police limits under Kandhamal district following an encounter.

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As per a source in the police, Danda — an aide of former Sanakhemundi Congress MLA Ramesh Jena– has sustained bullet injuries on his leg. He was initially admitted to the Berhampur Hospital but was later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital of Cuttack.

A motorbike without number plate, a fire-arm and a live bullet has been recovered from him.

The incident occurred early this morning near Tamana ghat under K. Nuagaon police limits when Danda along with one of his friends were crossing through the ghat.

Upon being intercepted by a team of Berhampur police, who were patrolling there acting on intelligence inputs, Danda fired three rounds at the cops inviting counter fire, the source added.

There are 22 cases against him in K Nuagaon police station, 19 cases in Berhampur Town police station and two in Gosani Nuagaon police station.

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