Sambalpur: Dreaded criminal Tridev Bag was nabbed following police encounter on Kuluskani-Dhanakauda road in Sambalpur today.
Acting on a tip-off, Sambalpur police conducted a raid and nabbed Tridev when he was planning for a loot with his other associates including one minor. Police also arrested his two associates during the encounter.
The criminal, who sustained bullet injuries in his left leg during the encounter, was admitted to Sadar Hospital here.
The cops also seized a country-made pistol, live bullets, three gold chains, three mobile phones and a bike from his possession.
More than eight criminal cases are pending against him at various police stations, said police sources.
Earlier on September 2, Sambalpur police had arrested hardcore criminal Musim Akhtar alias Bittu after an encounter here.