Police Encounter In Berhampur Injures Dreaded Criminal

**Berhampur: ** In an encounter with police, a dreaded criminal identified as Santosh Gouda was injured and nabbed by the Sadar police in Ganjam on Friday morning.

The encounter took place near Baiganabadi Chhak under the Berhampur Sadar police limits at around 5:45 am.The police acting on a tip off regarding his whereabouts and has executed the plan to nab him.

When Gouda saw the police, he started firing at the cops. In retaliation, the cops too fired back, he received 2 bullet injuries on both knees. A police official, Sibasankar was also injured in the encounter.

He is a dreaded criminal of Berhampur Sadar PS and is involved in as many as 15 robbery and dacoity cases including 1 double murder case.