Jaunpur, Oct 16 (UNI) Special Operation Group (SOG) today gunned down a wanted criminal in Jafarabad area here today.
On a tip-off that Vinay Mallah was in the area, police laid a cordon. Noticing the police, Mallah opened fire and was shot dead in retaliatory firing, SP Rajesh Modak said.
However, his accomplice managed to escape.
Meanwhile, police seized a revolver and cartridges from the spot.
Mallah had 14 criminal cases of murder, loot, robbery and other such heinous crimes pending against him.
The slain criminal had a reward of Rs 5,000.
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