Our correspondent in Jhansi said Asad and Ghulam were on a bike when the police asked them to stop for routine checking. They did not stop and started firing on the police. The STF team had fired back at them and the two were killed in the ensuing gunfire. Firearms were recovered from the spot. Gangster-politician Atiq Ahmed’s son Asad, wanted in Umesh Pal murder case, has been killed in an encounter by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) in Jhansi. Another person, Ghulam, with a bounty of Rs 5 lakh on his head, was also killed in the encounter by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force, led by Deputy SP Navendu and Deputy SP Vimal. Police recovered sophisticated foreign-made weapons from the deceased.