The Uttar Pradesh Police’s Special Task Force (STF) has gunned down a sharpshooter of Mukhtar Ansari’s gang alongside along with his aide in an encounter in Lucknow’s Madiaon area.
The encounter happened on Wednesday night. The sharpshooter, Alisher a.okay.a Doctor, was an accused in the February 15 homicide of BSP chief Kalamuddin of Khundanpur village in Azamgarh. He had additionally killed BJP chief Jitram Munda in Ranchi final month.
He carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head. His aide Bannu a.okay.a Kamran of Azamgarh, used to conduct recce of the targets.
ASP, STF, Vishal Vikram Singh, who led the encounter, stated: “Alisher and his aide had been planning to kill a distinguished dealer chief in the outdated metropolis area of Lucknow. After getting a tip-off, a crew laid a entice and cornered them between the Ghaila police outpost and Faizullaganj street.
“When the duo was asked to surrender, they opened fire on the STF team. They suffered gunshot injuries in the retaliatory firing. The duo was taken to Bhaurao Deoras Hospital in Mahanagar where they were pronounced dead.”
Alisher had over 24 instances in opposition to him of which 5 had been of murders in Azamgarh. Other instances had been of loot, theft and dacoity. He ran extortion rackets in 20 states of India.
Bannu had two felony instances lodged in opposition to him in Azamgarh. The STF sleuths recovered a carbine, two pistols, a country-made pistol, a bike and reside cartridges from the 2 victims.
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, 2021-10-28 11:50:22