Noida, Apr 13 (PTI) The district administration here appealed to people to cooperate in a magisterial inquiry in an encounter where one criminal was killed and three policemen were injured here last month, officials said.

On March 25, near Parthala crossing under Noida Phase 3 police station, three policemen and a criminal were injured in an encounter, the city magistrate of Gautam Buddha Nagar informed.

Crime branch inspector Balwan Singh and constables Sanjiv and Satyaveer were injured, police said.

One criminal, identified as Sharvan, was injured in the encounter, while his accomplice managed to flee, they said.

The injured criminal was admitted to a district hospital where he was declared brought dead, police said.

The city magistrate conducted the inquiry and said anyone who has some information about the matter can provide details and record their written or oral statement before him by April 20.

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