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Mumbai gangster shot dead in encounter with Mysuru cops


Team Udayavani, May 16, 2019, 4:06 PM IST

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Mysuru: A Mumbai gangster was shot dead in an encounter by the Myusu city cops on Thursday near Outer Ring Road.

As per the sources, the deceased is one amongst four-member gang that tried to escape when a Vijayanagar police team tried to arrest them recently.

However, the other three members of the gang members managed to escape after opening fire at cops outside an apartment.

Following the shoot out, the city police seized a car used by the gang members. The car belongs to a Mysuru resident.

Speaking on the issue, Police Commissioner KT Balakrishna said they had prior information about the exchange of fake currency and demonetised notes and a team was sent to check about the illegal activity. The encounter took place at around 9.15 AM.

These gangsters were staying in an apartment for the last few days, informed sources.

Meanwhile, the police have launched manhunt for the other three members of the gang.

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