Killer of cricketer Gagan Deep gunned down by police

Updated: 17 February 2010 15:44 IST

Police claimed to have gunned down the criminal allegedly involved in the killing of cricketer Gagandeep.

Killer of cricketer Gagan Deep gunned down by police
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Meerut:

Police claimed to have gunned down the criminal allegedly involved in the killing of cricketer Gagandeep.

Ankit Chauhan, a dreaded criminal and carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head was killed by Bulandshar police in an encounter.

"We intercepted the criminal at a checkpost. He opened fire on being stopped and was eventually killed in the encounter," IGP Meerut Javed Akhtar said.

A police inspector was also injured in the incident. Gagandeep, 19, was killed during a shootout at an eatery in Meerut in October 2009.

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