A noted rowdy sheeter in Bengaluru North Division has been killed after police shot him. The accused identified as Bharath tried to fire at police in a bid to escape
Bengaluru Police on Thursday shot a notorious rowdy sheeter after he tried to escape from the clutches of police
The incident occurred in Bagalgunte limits at 2am on Thursday when police took him to revisit the crime scene.
According to the police's 'escape' theory, Bharath along with his associates pushed police got off from the jeep and tried to escape in a Maruti Zen.
When police intercepted the vehicle, Bharath and his accomplices fired at police and tried to assault the cops.
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When Rajagopal Nagar Police Inspector Subhash was injured, police first fired one round in the air, and warned the rowdy sheeter and asked him to surrender.
As the situation seemed to be going out of control and in order to prevent more injury or untoward incidents, policeman Venkataramanappa fired two rounds during the encounter which killed him.
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The accused died on the spot and the injured policeman was shifted to a private hospital where he is being treated for injuries in the abdomen.
Few of his associates who were caught by police are being questioned at Bagalgunte Police.
Last Updated 5:00 PM IST