Police on Wednesday stated that two males who tried to loot cash from a money van and shot an ATM guard on Monday had been killed in an encounter a day after the failed heist try.
According to police, Abhishek and Nitin tried to loot cash from a money van within the Singramau space of Jaunpur on Monday night and opened fireplace that led to the demise of an ATM guard. The duo fled after the safety guards of the money van opened retaliatory fireplace.
“On Tuesday, a police patrol team got inputs about them. Police teams reached the spot. The two assailants were on a bike and opened fire. One of the bullets hit a constable. In retaliatory fire, the two criminals were injured. They were taken to district hospital where they were declared dead,” Superintendent of Police (Jaunpur) Ajay Sahani stated.