In a late-night encounter, Noida Police gunned down two suspected Uttar Pradesh (UP)-based criminals on Monday. The two have been identified as Vinay Katiar, a wanted criminal from Etah district in UP, and Mukesh.
Police said they began trailing Katiar's white Maruti Esteem after receiving a tip-off. Noida Superintendent of Police (SP) AK Tripathi said, "We had specific information that some criminals were coming to the hosiery complex in phase II in an Esteem car on Monday night. Our patrol team began trailing Katiar after spotting the Esteem roaming suspiciously in the area."