Accused in constable killing case shot dead in encounter in UP

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Baghpat (UP), Feb 3 (PTI) An accused in the killing of a Delhi Police constable was shot dead in an encounter with a joint team of local police and the special cell of Delhi Police, officials said on Wednesday.

Javed was stopped by a police team on Binauli road on Tuesday night but he opened fire. In retaliatory firing, he was injured and rushed to a hospital, where he died during treatment, SHO, city police station, Ajay Kumar Sharma, said A pistol, cartridges and a car without a number plate was recovered by the police Javed, who was a resident of Ghaziabad, had killed constable Manish Yadav in October last year.

ADG, Zone Meerut, had declared a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his arrest. Javed was also wanted in 19 criminal cases including that of murder and loot in Delhi and NCR, police said.PTI CORR ABN DV DV