Robber Shot Dead In Gunfight With Andhra Police In Rajasthan

Bheem Singh, allegedly involved in a Rs 5 crore highway robbery in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district last month, was gunned down by a police team near Sanchore town after a vehicle chase.

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Robber Shot Dead In Gunfight With Andhra Police In Rajasthan

Police said Bheem Singh opened fire at the police and tried to escape after they asked him to surrender

Vijayawada:  A robber was shot dead in a gunfight with the Andhra Pradesh Police in Rajasthan's Jalore district on Friday.

Bheem Singh, allegedly involved in a Rs 5 crore highway robbery in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district last month, was gunned down by a police team near Sanchore town after a vehicle chase.

A woman was also killed after being hit by the accused's car.

Police sources said a team from Kurnool -- which was in Rajasthan to probe the robbery -- surrounded the accused and asked him to surrender but he opened fire and tried to escape.

Police chased him and in the exchange of fire, Bheem Singh was killed while another person sitting with him in the car was injured.

An Andhra Police team had reached Jalore following a tip-off that Bheem Singh, who hails from the Sanchore area, was hiding there.

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