Two notorious criminals were shot dead by Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (UP STF) officials during an encounter in Arail in Prayagraj late on Wednesday. According to reports, two were sharpshooters linked to gangsters Munna Bajrangi and Mukhtar Ansari.
They were identified as Vakil Pandey and Amzad, who were involved in the 2013 murder of the then deputy jailer of Varanasi Anil Kumar Tyagi. According to the police, Varanasi deputy jailer Anil Kumar Tyagi was killed by these two sharpshooters at the behest of gangsters Munna Bajrangi and Mukhtar Ansari.
Of the two slain criminals, Vakil Pandey alias Rajeev Pandey alias Raju, son of Sahas Ram Pandey, was a resident of Bada Shiv temple police station, Gopiganj district of Bhadohi. He carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head.
News Source: Zee News