On Friday, a police officer got shot and subsequently died in Bihar’s Khagaria.
The shootout was with the gangsters on Friday.
Local police sources said that another policeman was injured in the incident.
The martyred police officer has been identified as Ashish Kumar, 32.
He was leading his team late last night during an encounter with the dreaded Dinesh Muni gang in Salarpur diara (small island) on the Ganga River, on the outskirts of Khagaria.
After a tip off about the presence of Dinesh Muni and his men hiding in the area, the police officer took four of his men and raided the gangster’s hideout.
The shootout took place at about 2 am.
It was then that the criminals started firing indiscriminately after seeing the police arrive.
In the fierce shootout that followed, Ashish Kumar who shot on the chest died instantly, said the police.
Ashish Kumar who shot on the chest died instantly, said the police.>