Gangster Vikas Dubey’s demise in a police encounter early on Friday morning triggered sharp assaults from opposition events who alleged that the gangster arrested lower than 24 hours earlier from a temple in Ujjain had been killed to defend the individuals who had protected him. Vikas Dubey was arrested from Mahakal temple in Ujjain, almost 650 km from Kanpur on Thursday morning. He was being taken again to Kanpur in a sports activities utility automobile when the incident occurred.

Opposition leaders who had demanded an intensive probe to unravel the gangster’s political nexus claimed that the encounter was engineered to bury the information.

“Dead men tell no tales,” former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah stated in a tweet after information of the encounter emerged. 

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Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav wondered if the automobile had certainly overturned or the encounter was designed to cease the UP authorities from being turned on its head, a reference to the celebration’s allegations that Dubey had been shielded by native BJP leaders.

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The gangster was shot useless 20 km from Kanpur metropolis. Police stated the automobile during which Vikas Dubey was travelling overturned in a street accident. The gangster, in response to a press release by Kanpur police, snatched a service pistol from one of many policemen within the automotive and tried to run away. Policemen went after him and informed him to give up. “But he didn’t listen and started firing at the police with an intention to kill,” the assertion in Hindi stated. He was shot in police firing and later died at a hospital.

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Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who had yesterday demanded a CBI inquiry, stated the felony might have died. But what concerning the individuals who protected him, she requested. 

Vikas Dubey, who had 60 instances registered towards him, hit nationwide headlines every week again when his gang ambushed and shot useless eight policemen in Kanpur who had come to arrest him. Seven extra policemen had been injured. It turned out that he had been tipped off concerning the raid by a neighborhood policeman, one of many many who had been on his rolls. He had been on the run ever since.

The hunt for Dubey ended close to Ujjain’s Mahakal temple.

Srinivas BV, the Indian Youth Congress president, tweeted that Vikas Dubey’s encounter would come as a reduction for BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh who had helped him. He additionally referred to 2 movies tweeted by information company ANI that it stated, confirmed Vikas Dubey travelling in a SUV of a unique make than the one which overturned. In the second video recorded a while earlier than the encounter occurred, the information company stated the police had stopped autos of journalists following the police convoy at 6.30 am. The encounter occurred half an hour later.

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra rebutted the BJP’s critics, saying the cops had accomplished their job.

“The law has taken its course. It could be a matter of regret and disappointment for those who raised questions on Vikas Dubey’s arrest yesterday and his death today. MP Police did its job. It arrested and handed him over to UP Police,” Mishra stated.



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