The primary accused within the Kasganj homicide case was gunned down by police on Sunday morning, an official stated. A constable was crushed to demise and a sub-inspector was critically injured when a police workforce went to Nagla Dheemar village to serve a warrant to liquor mafia kingpin Moti on February 9.
After this, a case was registered in opposition to Moti, his brother Elkar and their accomplices. Elkar was killed in an encounter by police on February 9.
Kasganj Superintendent of Police Manoj Sonkar instructed reporters on Sunday that six groups had been shaped for arresting Moti.
Police bought a tip-off that Moti is hiding in a forest close to the Kali river alongside together with his aides. When a police workforce began cordoning the world round 2.30 am, the miscreants opened fireplace, the SP stated.
“Police in retaliation and self-defence fired on the criminals wherein Moti was injured, whereas one other felony escaped making the most of the darkness. Injured Moti was taken to a main well being centre in Siddhpura from the place he was referred to Kasganj district hospital. The medical doctors there declared him useless throughout therapy.
Police additionally recovered the looted pistol (of the sub-inspector), cartridges and a rustic made pistol from the accused,” he added. The physique of the accused has been despatched for postmortem, police stated.
(With PTI inputs)