"A team was constituted to nab them, but when the police party reached the spot, the criminals fled and hid in a garden. Subsequently, they started firing on the police from. The police retaliated in which they were killed," he said.
Police have recovered one carbine, one nine mm pistol, one country-made pistol, and some cartridges from the spot.
Police said Sumanta was accused in more than half a dozen cases related to murder, firing on police, loot and so on. Dharma Yadav had seven cases against him including that of murder.