According to the police, the officer was hit on the chest during fierce gun battle and died on the spot.
Patna: A police officer was killed during an encounter with criminals in Bihar’s Khagaria district on Saturday. The incident occurred when SHO Ashish Kumar with his team raided Salarpur riverine belt to arrest members of Dinesh Muni gang who were hiding in a hut in the area.
According to the police, the officer was hit on the chest during fierce gun battle and died on the spot. A constable also received bullet injuries and was later shifted to Bhagalpur for treatment.
“After being informed about the presence of criminals in the area, Kumar took his team and raided their hideout. The criminals started firing after seeing the police. Kumar was shot on the chest and he succumbed to his injuries,” ADG S.K. Singhal said.