Kendrapara, March 6 (LocalWire): Gangster Usman Ali alias Tito’s aide Bijaya Nayak was injured in an encounter with the police in the early hours on Wednesday.
Police conducted raids at a hideout in Kajala Chhack after a tip-off.
The bike-borne criminal who was trying to flee, fired at the police and suffered injuries when they retaliated.
Around 70 cases are pending against him in different police stations in Kendrapada, Jajpur, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and other areas in the state.
Nayak was first admitted at the district hospital here and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Police seized a revolver, two live bullets and a bike from him, Rajiv Lochan Panda SDPO, Kendrapara, said.
Tito was arrested by the Crime Branch STF on 30th June last year in an encounter.