Felony Killed In Police Firing Whereas Attempting To Escape Custody In UP


Shahjahanpur (UP):

A felony was killed in an encounter when he tried to flee from police custody whereas being taken to a courtroom right here on Tuesday, an official mentioned.

Sahwaz (35) had killed one Alok Kumar Gupta (36) and injured his members of the family, together with two girls and three kids, on Monday when he entered his home in Katra space with the intention of committing a theft, he mentioned.

Arrested earlier within the day, the accused was being taken to a neighborhood courtroom when he tried to flee, Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar Meena mentioned.

Some cattle instantly got here in entrance of the police car close to Batlaiya village and the motive force misplaced management leading to a crash. Benefiting from the state of affairs, Sahwaz snatched the pistol of sub-inspector Hitesh Tomar and tried to flee.

He fired on the police workforce and in retaliatory hearth, he was killed on the spot, the SP mentioned. The police workforce has been given a reward of Rs 75,000, he mentioned.

In accordance with police, Sahwaz had attacked Alok Kumar Gupta’s spouse Khushbu, father Sudhir Gupta, brother Prashant Gupta and his spouse Ruchi Gupta and their three kids with a sharp-edged weapon.

All of them are present process remedy in a non-public hospital in Bareilly.

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