Ganjam: Two wanted criminal siblings sustained bullet injuries in an encounter with police at Palimal under Aska police limits in Ganjam district today.
Sunil Jena and Krushna Jena, the brother duo have been rushed to Aska hospital. They are undergoing treatment there amid tight police security.
Acting on a tip-off, a special team of police raided the place. Sensing trouble, they first opened fire on the police and tried to flee the spot. But they sustained bullet injuries on their right leg after police retaliated.
Police also seized a gun, five live bullets and two motorcycles from their possession.
Notably, the brother was involved in the murder of Bahana Lenka, the brother of Kharia sarpanch Arabinda Lenka on December 31.