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Dreaded criminal killed in Varanasi encounter

Murari Seth was wanted in more than three dozen cases including loot and murder.

india Updated: May 12, 2006 11:44 IST

A criminal, carrying a reward of Rs 5000 on his head, was shot dead in an encounter in Bhelupur of the district late on Thursday night, police said on Friday.

Murari Seth, who was wanted in more than three dozen cases including loot and murder, was killed in an encounter late on Thursday night, they said.

He was operating mainly in eastern Uttar Pradesh districts. One foreign made pistol and a looted motorcycle from his possession, they said.

Zonal DIG LK Meena has also announced a reward of Rs 10,000 to the police party, which carried out the operation.