Hardcore criminal injured in firing in Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: A hardcore criminal was critically injured in a firing near College Square in Cuttack on Saturday.

Bibekananda Sahoo alias Chaga was attacked by three unidentified motor-cycle borne youths at around 8: 45 last night at a pan shop in front of Bombay hotel.

Following the incident, Chaga was rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital for medical assistance.

“We are investigating the case. The miscreants had fired three rounds of bullets at Sahoo. We cannot say anything until the investigation is over, though we suspect it to be a case of gang war,” police official said.