Noida, September 16 :
Police killed two criminals in an encounter in Sahibabad area of Uttar Pradesh early morning today.
Based on specific information that some criminals were on their way to pick up extortion money from parents of a child, Ghaziabad police had put up check posts.
The criminals on a bike opened fire on the police team around 2 am, in which a senior sub-inspector sustained a bullet injury while two criminals were gunned down in retaliatory fire.
One of the killed Criminal was involved in the murder of a Bharatiya Janata Party leader in Delhi and carried a bounty of Rs 1 lakh. ( Agencies )