Gwalior: Two informers in the six year old police encounter of dacoit Kamal Mallah were shot by Mallah brothers in Kailaras, under district Morena on Monday.

While one of the informers Sridhar Gujjar died on the spot, the other is seriously injured. The injured Rameshwar who is the brother of Sridhar was rushed to medical college in Gwalior for treatment.

An FIR has been lodged against the alleged persons.

SDOP B N Basawe told the reporters, “Search operation is in progress, the two brothers were suspiciously shot by dacoit Kamal Mallah’s brothers Bhawani and Killeh.”

The situation in the area is tensed after the attacks on Gujjars in daylight. Police troops have been deployed to avoid any form of violence.