Monday, November 29, 1999

Notorious criminal shot dead during encounter

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Lucknow, May 16 (PTI) A notorious criminal, carrying a cash reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, was today killed in an encounter with police in Ghaziabad. Ajay alias Akash (32), who had 20 cases against him in Uttar Pradesh, was shot dead in an exchange of fire with police this morning in the jungles of Madapur village in Ghaziabad, Additional Director of Police (law and order) Brij Lal told reporters here. Describing the chain of events, he said when police tried to intercept a car at Chitaarji cut during a routine checking, its occupants opened fire at the personnel and sped away. "The police team chased the car and Ajay was killed in the exchange of fire," the officer said, adding his associate managed to flee. A 9 mm pistol and several cartridges were recovered from his possession, Lal said. "Besides UP, Ajay was also active in Haryana and Delhi," he said, adding the criminal was behind the abduction of manager of prime gold factory Sanjay Tyagi in Pilkhua in March.

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