Dreaded criminal ‘Guria’ arrested after encounter in Cuttack


Cuttack: Commissionerate Police nabbed wanted criminal Guru Charan Patra alias Guria following an encounter in Jagatpur area in the city last night in which he sustained bullet injury.

According to reports, a team of the Twin City Commissionerate Police conducted raid at around 9 pm in the night after getting specific information on Guria’s whereabouts.

The police team surrounded Guria, who was spotted roaming near Bargudia canal, following which he hurled a country bomb targeting the force which missed them. Later he tried to escape from the spot by opening fire at cops in which Jagatpur police station IIC Anil Beuria had a close shave.

Police fired in retaliation and Guria was caught after he sustained bullet injury on his right leg. Cops also seized one pistol, three live cartridges and a country bomb from his possession.

While a number of cases against the arrested criminal have been pending at different police stations in Cuttack district, he was on Commissionerate Police’s radar over his involvement in at least three bomb hurling cases.

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