Paradip, August 5 (LocalWire): A fleeing criminal fired at and injured a sub-inspector at Kankardia road in Balitutha area under Kujang police limit last night as police foiled his robbery attempt. Police retaliated and injured the robber.
The accused Bikram Pal has been involved in more than 40 criminal cases including robbery and snatching under different police stations of Jagatsinghpur district.
He fired at the police team and hit sub inspector Subrajit Das.
In an exchange of fire, two bullets hit his legs.
He was initially admitted to the Kujang hospital and later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack in critical condition.
His accomplice managed to flee. Police seized a revolver and two cartridges from his possession.
After his recovery, police will interrogate him.