Two assailants involved in Telangana firing killed in encounter
Two gang members, who killed two policemen and injured three others this week after opening fire on them in Nalgonda district of Telangana, and a constable were killed in an encounter on Saturday.Updated: Apr 04, 2015 11:53 IST
Two gang members, who killed two policemen and injured three others this week after opening fire on them in Nalgonda district of Telangana, and a constable were killed in an encounter on Saturday.
"Two assailants involved in the April 2 Suryapet incident were killed this morning even as one constable died and two others-- one inspector and one SI-- were injured during the encounter under Mothkur Police Station limits of Nalgonda district," DIG (Hyderabad Range) Y Gangadhar told PTI.
Police also recovered one carbine that was taken away by the assailants from Uttar Pradesh besides two country-made weapons from the encounter site, the DIG said.
On April 2, two policemen--constable Lingaiah and Home Guard Mahesh-- were killed while three others including circle inspector Moghalaiah and a Home Guard Kishore suffered bullet injuries after two armed assailants opened fire on them during vehicle checking at a bus stand in Suryapet town in Nalgonda.
According to police, the assailants, while on the run had also fired at some cars soon after the incident that day and injured a Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency (MPTC) member Dorababu who suffered bullet injuries on his shoulder.
The government had announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to the family of Lingaiah and Rs 10 lakh to Mahesh's family.