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Police constable, criminal killed during encounter in UP

A 26-year-old police constable and an alleged gangster were killed in an encounter in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district on Sunday, the police said. A team of police had gone to arrest Shivavtar alias Shivia, a notorious gangster with over a dozen criminal cases. The police asked him to surrender but he opened fire, prompting them to retaliate. In the exchange of fire, constable Harsh Chaudhary was hit on chest and succumbed to the injuries during the treatment.

Updated : 28 January 2019, 07:45 AM