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    Sivasagar police gun down most wanted criminal Bubu Konwar in encounter

    The police team also recovered one pistol from his possession

    Guwahati: Most wanted criminal Bubu Konwar gunned down in an encounter with Assam police at Geleki area in Sivasagar district of Assam on Wednesday.

    As per police reports, supari killer Bubu Konwar was engaged in multiple criminal activities for the past 22 years, which includes 42 cases of murder, 30 kidnapping cases, several cases of extortion, and car theft.

    Notably, Konwar was grievously injured during a fierce gun battle with the Sivasagar Police in the evening hours. He was later taken to the Geleki civil hospital, however, Konwar succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead by the doctors at Geleki Civil Hospital.

    During the operation, the police team recovered one pistol, one magazine, five live ammunition, four fired ammunition, two mobile handsets, one lighter, cash Rs 1100, 10 plastic containers containing suspected drugs, one two-wheeler vehicle, one helmet from his possession.

    Meanwhile, taking to Twitter, Special DGP Assam police GP Singh said, “The said Bubu Konwar succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead at Geleky Civil Hospital.”

    Another accomplice of Bubu Konwar had managed to escape from the spot.

    Further police operation is on.

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