Two Hardened Criminals Killed In Early Morning Encounter With Varanasi Police

Two Hardened Criminals Killed In Early Morning Encounter With Varanasi Police

Varanasi, Nov 21 (TNA) Two hardened criminals were killed in a gun battle withe Police in the wee hours of Monday, an official said. The encounter took place on Ring Road in the early hours in Baragaon area of ​​Varanasi Commissionerate.

To intercept the movement of vicious miscreants, the crime branch of Varanasi Commissionerate and Baragaon police team had laid a siege and on realising that they were surrounded from all sides, the miscreants fired several rounds at the crime branch and Baragaon police team. Constable Shiv Babu of crime branch got injured in the exchange of fire.

Two miscreants were seriously injured in the retaliatory action of the police, the third miscreant escaped from the spot. A 9 mm Browning pistol and a 32 bore pistol were recovered from the miscreants. A black colored bike, mobile phone and some papers were also recovered.

The miscreants were sent to the hospital for treatment where they were brought declared dead, Varanasi Police commissioner A Satish Ganesh informed TNA. The dead bodies of both have been kept in the mortuary and efforts were underway on to identify both. Prima facie both seem to be from outside the province, he added.

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