Basti: Two criminals, wanted in a number of cases of loot, murder and extortion, were killed in an encounter while one was arrested, police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip off, police team killed Shiv Prasad and Dileep, carrying a cash reward of Rs 5,000, in an encounter at Gandhinagar area late last night while another criminal, Pramod, was arrested, they said. Country-made pistols and looted jewellery were recovered from them.