Noida: Sub-Inspector Akhtar Khan of the Uttar Pradesh Police was on Monday morning killed in an encounter with some criminals in Greater Noida.
Khan is identified to be a part of the police team that was conducting a raid in Greater Noida area to catch criminals.
It is reported that police had gone to arrest a criminal named Furkan, against whom several cases of murder and loot are registered, when the latter along with others, started firing at the police personnel.
While Ali sustained injuries from the firing and consequently succumbed to death, the culprit along with his three partners fled away from the spot.
The police have started the search operation to nab the culprits.
Further details are awaited.