Kendrapara: A dreaded criminal named Lala alias Sk Mojamil was injured in police encounter near Alabanka under Kendrapara Sadara police limits on Wednesday.
Acting on a tip-off , police went to arrest Lala. He opened firing at police and tried to escape from the spot. Countering him, police exchanged bullets, where Lala sustained injuries on his left leg.
On being injured, Lala was rushed to Kendrapara Hospital and later shifted to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital as his condition worsened.
The encounter was carried out by a special squad of Kendrapara Sadara police.
Notably, Lala has more than 15 cases pending against him. Likewise, he is the prime accused of 2016 Sridhara Sahoo murder case.