Chitrakoot: Conflict between criminals in Chitrakoot Jail, three notorious criminals were killed. A gangster, named Anshu Dixit murdered two other hardcore criminals, Mukim Kala and Merajuddin of western Uttar Pradesh in jail. At the same time, Anshu Dixit, who carried out this double murder, shot dead by the jail police. In a way, 3 major criminals have ended inside Chitrakoot Jail.
According to details available, Anshu was shot dead by police in a retaliatory firing.
Mukim Kala was transferred to Chitrakoot jail from Saharanpur on administrative grounds, while Merajuddin (Mukim Kala) was shifted here from Varanasi.
Jail officials said that Anshu held five other inmates captive after killing Kala and Merajuddin and threatened to kill them. The jail officials, including the district magistrate, superintendent of police who rushed to the spot tried to convince him, but as he was unwilling to surrender, the police shot him dead and rescued the prisoners.
The situation is under control now and the district administration has ordered a high-level probe.