Police arrest man after exchange of fire

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Police arrest man after exchange of fire

Berhampur (Odisha), May 3 (PTI) The police today arrested a 26-year-old man after an exchange of gunfire in Ganjam district here.

Satrughana Swain, allegedly involved in several criminal cases, suffered bullet injuries during an encounter near Lankagah, a police officer said.

A pistol, two rounds of live ammunition, a crude bomb, a motorcycle and three phones were seized from his possession, the officer said.

Swain was admitted to a hospital in Bhanjanagara and his condition is stable, he said.

Swain was wanted in several criminal cases like bomb blast, robbery and dacoity in Ganjam and Nayagarh districts, he said.

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