Puri: Dread criminal Bhagirathi Pradhan alias Bhagu was nabbed following an exchange of fire with police personnel at Tarakarja Chhak near Pipili overbridge in Puri district late last night.
Bhagirathi, a resident of Balighat under Talabania police station sustained bullet injuries during the confrontation. After preliminary treatment at a hospital in Pipili, Wanted criminal was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
The cops have also seized a 9 mm pistol, live ammunition, and a motorcycle from his possession. Bhagirathi was wanted in Talabania police station, sources said.