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Triple murder accused killed in encounter

The Allahabad police killed Bhure Nishad,a hardcore criminal and an accused in the Naini triple murder case,in an encounter on Monday.

The Allahabad police killed Bhure Nishad,a hardcore criminal and an accused in the Naini triple murder case,in an encounter on Monday.

A history sheeter,Bhure was the henchman of former Chaka Block Pramukh Dilip Mishra,another absconding accused in the June 25 triple murder.

Sunil Nishad,another criminal who was with Bhure,sustained bullet injuries and was arrested. Following a tip-off,the police conducted a raid in Madaripur to nab Bhure. He tried to escape by crossing the Yamuna on a boat,but the Ghoorpur police was waiting on the other side of the river.

“We had exact information of Bhure’s location,” said Deputy Superintendent of Police Chandra Prakash.

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As the cops reached,he fled and crossed the river on a boat,but the police on the other side was alert and had cordoned off the riverbank. “Bhure opened fire on the police but died in the encounter that followed,” he added.

Around a dozen cases — including murder,loot,attempt to murder and rape — were

pending against Bhure. He,along with Dilip Mishra,had killed three old rivals — Pappu Nishad,Asmanjan and Bablu — on June 25 and was evading arrest,an officer said.

First published on: 21-07-2009 at 02:37:54 am
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