Armed miscreants face police ire in temple town
Varanasi: There was an encounter between police and miscreants. The encounter took place on Ring Road in the early hours today. The encounter took place in Baragaon area of Varanasi Commissionerate.
To intercept the movement of vicious miscreants, the crime branch of Varanasi Commissionerate and Baragaon police team laid siege. Seeing themselves being surrounded, the miscreants fired several rounds at the crime branch and Baragaon police team. Constable Shiv Babu of crime branch got shot.
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 recovered.
The miscreants have been sent to the hospital for proper treatment. Field unit and other senior officers left for the crime scene.
Recently, the 9 mm Browning pistol recovered from the looted pistol of the sub-inspector was sent to the head armourer for the process of matching.