Mau hostage drama: 4 killed in gun battle

Mau hostage drama: 4 killed in gun battle
Mau (Uttar Pradesh):  Two local criminals were killed in the fierce gun battle with the police in Chiraiyakot, 45 km from Mau, in Uttar Pradesh.

Around 25-25 policemen had cornered the criminals inside a house. The criminals had taken five people hostage inside the house; one of them was killed in the encounter.

The Station Officer of Kotwali police station, Govind Singh, was also killed in the crossfire while a jawan was injured.

Story First Published: April 18, 2012 18:24 IST

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