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UP encounter ends in failure; lone dacoit escapes dodging cops

delhi Updated: Jun 18, 2009 17:11 IST
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A dacoit escaped today after fighting a three-day long gun-battle against hundreds of policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot.

Ghanshyam Kewat escaped from a house in Suruwal Rajapur village in Chitrakoot, near Lucknow, despite hundreds of heavily armed policemen surrounding him.

Kewat, a dacoit having Rs 50,000 reward, operate in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh along with his gang. He is accused of more than two dozen murders, abductions and other crimes.