Lucknow, Nov 17 (PTI) Four notorious dacoits were arrested from the forests of Chitrakoot district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said.

Following a tip off, an anti-dacoity team laid seige to the Lakhanpir Pahar. After night-long combing operations in the forests, four members of the Babli Kol gang were arrested, they said.

Those arrested were identified as Munna, Langra, Lavkush and Amit alias Lalla, they added.

Lavkush and Amit suffered gunshot injuries and the other two were also injured after falling from the hill, the police said.

All four have been admitted to a hospital.

A .315 bore rifle and live cartridges were recovered from them, the police said.

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