A constable of Uttar Pradesh Police was killed in an encounter at Amroha in which a dreaded criminal was also killed. The shoot-out happened on Sunday evening near Indrapur forest. Constable Harsh Choudhary and one another was on patrol duty when they spotted 2 suspects who fired at them. Harsh Choudhary sustained a bullet injury on his chest and died on spot. As the police returned fire the gangster Shiv Avtar alias Sivia was also killed.
A sum of Rs 40 lakh has been announced by the CM office for the kin of slain constable. He had joined the police in the year 2016.