Vikas Dubey, the dreaded gangster from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh who was captured on Thursday, was killed in an encounter on Friday morning.
With this, the week-long saga which started after the killing of eight policemen in Bikru village close to Kanpur has come to an finish. Dubey’s males had killed these policemen on the intervening night time of July 2 and three after they went to arrest the gangster in reference to an try to homicide case.
The criticism was filed by a resident of Bikru village, who claimed that Dubey tried to kidnap and remove him. Reports emerged that the complainant, Rahul Tiwari, first went to Dubey’s home with a policeman – SHO of Chaubeypur police station Vinay Tiwari – however they had been each overwhelmed up and threatened by the infamous felony.
The SHO didn’t inform anybody in regards to the incident, a mistake that proved pricey. It later emerged that the cop was commonly in contact with Dubey and supplied him will all of the updates about police motion being deliberate in opposition to him. Deputy Superintendent of Police Devendra Mishra – who was killed within the July 3 encounter – had even ready a report in opposition to the SHO and despatched to his senior in March (HT had seen a duplicate of the letter) complaining of him being hand in glove with Dubey however no motion was taken then.
The SHO was lastly suspended on Wednesday and later he together with a sub-inspector KK Sharma had been arrested for allegedly being a part of your entire conspiracy.
Mishra, in the meantime, ready a staff of 20 officers (together with some others from the close by police stations) and went to Bikru village to arrest Dubey. But the gangster was already conscious of the raid, and was ready to tackle the staff.
When Mishra’s police staff reached the village, it discovered the highway close to Dubey’s home blocked by an earthmover. As quickly because the members of the staff bought down, Dubey’s males rained bullets on them from the rooftops – a scene straight out of a film. The cops had been caught unaware and couldn’t discover a place to save lots of themselves.
Some of them tried to cover in a rest room close by, however the bullets stored grazing previous them. Eight of them had been killed, together with Mishra, and Dubey fled the village.
A large manhunt then started and the police fashioned greater than 40 groups to seize Dubey who used completely different modes of transport, together with bikes, an SUV, sand-laden vehicles and taxis, to flee. He first went to Haryana’s Faridabad the place he was caught on a CCTV footage put in on the resort.
Dubey stored giving slip to the cops, who in the mean time razed his home and eradicated 5 of his shut aides. All the boys related to Dubey had been questioned and assist sought from different state governments too the place Dubey went.
He was arrested on Thursday in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain. Dubey was seen on the well-known Mahakal temple the place he arrived round 7.30 am in a personal automobile having UP registration quantity. After buying a ticket price Rs 250 for VIP darshan of the deity, Dubey went to a store promoting flowers and prasad, the place the vendor, Suresh Mali, recognized the gangster, information companies reported.
The police was knowledgeable and Dubey arrested. The man with greater than 60 circumstances together with 11 murders, and wished for the killing of the eight policemen, was handed over to Uttar Pradesh Police which was tasked with bringing him again to Kanpur.
On Friday, whereas the convoy was on its method to Kanpur, it met with an accident through which one of many autos within the Special Task Force (STF) overturned. The police stated that Dubey tried to flee and snatched a weapon from one of many policemen. He then ran to a close-by subject and was requested to give up, which he refused to do, they added. There was an alternate of fireplace and he was killed, the police stated.