Agra, Oct 12: The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police in assistance with local police shot dead a wanted criminal, carrying a bounty of Rs 20,000 on his head, and his aide in Itmadaula area here this morning.
On getting information, the sleuths laid a trap for Veera Singh, an active aide of notorious criminal Durgesh -- who was recently gunned down in a fierce encounter with the police, STF incharge B S Tyagi said here.
After exchange of gun shots between both the sides, police managed to end the terror of Veera and his aide.
However, police have yet to identify another outlaw.
Veera was also accused of murdering a gram pradhan in Ferozabad district.