Cop injured during encounter, criminal held

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Deoria (UP), Apr 4 (PTI) A police senior sub-inspector was injured during an encounter here that led to the arrest of an accused who has eight cases of serious crimes registered against him, officials said on Sunday.

Superintendent of Police Shripati Mishra said, 'In the encounter, which took place late on Saturday night, senior sub-inspector Vipin Malik was raiding along with other cops'.

He said criminal Ibrahim Siddiqui was shot in the leg, while another criminal managed to flee under the cover of darkness.

Mishra also Malik got injured on his hand. Malik and Siddiqui have been admitted to the district hospital for treatment, Mishra said.

The SP said eight cases of serious crimes are registered against Siddiqui in Deoria and Kushinagar. PTI COR NAV CK