Berhampur, Sept 15 (LocalWire): Police arrested a 27-year-old man wanted in different cases, including attempt to murder, at Palur-Krushna Prasad Road under Rambha police station limits in the wee hours of Sunday.
Nabaghan Barik of Pointala village along with two of his accomplices was travelling in a motorcycle when exchange of fire took place, police said.
He was wanted for attempt to murder a local BJD leader.
The miscreants were trying to escape by firing and hurling bombs at the police patrolling team.
Police retaliated and Barik sustained injuries in his right leg said SDPO, Chhatrapur, Utkal Keshari Das.
Two police constables also sustained injuries and were discharged from the hospital after first aids, he said.
One mouser, two live cartridges and a motorcycle was seized from the spot, Das said.
The accused was first admitted at sub divisional hospital, Chhatrapur before being shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital here.
His condition is stable. His accomplices, however, fled and police are trying to arrest them.