Gangster Vikas Dubey, wished within the killing of eight policemen close to Kanpur, was arrested on Thursday morning.
Inspector General (IG) of Police, UP Special Task Force, Amitabh Yash confirmed that Dubey was arrested at Mahakal police station in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain on Thursday morning. He stated Dubey himself went to the police station to give up and obtained arrested.
“It is a big success for the police, Vikas Dubey is a cruel killer. Whole Madhya Pradesh police were on alert. He has been arrested from Ujjain Mahakal temple. We have informed Uttar Pradesh Police,” Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
Vikas Dubey outdoors the Mahakal temple in Ujjain the place he paid Rs 250 entry charges. He instructed the safety guards after the darshan that he wished to give up and requested them to name the police.
Dubey had been on the run because the killing of the policemen in a shootout in Bikru village close to Kanpur final week.
The police had been trying to find Dubey in Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring states. More than 40 groups had been looking out.
Five aides have to this point been killed in separate gunfights in a number of areas, most up-to-date being Prabhat Mishra and Praveen Dubey who had been gunned down on Thursday.
Earlier, Amar Dubey was killed in Hamirpur on Wednesday, whereas Prem Prakash Pandey and Atul Dubey had been gunned down in an encounter in Kanpur just a few hours after the July three ambush.
Dubey was killed in Etawah when he was attempting to flee after stealing a automobile. Mishra, in the meantime, was being delivered to Kanpur after his arrest in Haryana’s Faridabad. He was gunned down when he tried to flee from the police custody.
On Tuesday, gangster Vikas Dubey was noticed at a resort in Faridabad, the primary time his whereabouts was recognized in what has been a recreation of cat and mouse since his escape from the scene of the gunfight.
On Wednesday, two sub-inspectors posted in Kanpur, who had been believed to have alerted Dubey concerning the police actions, had been arrested.
Eight policemen, together with a deputy superintendent of police, had been ambushed in Bikru village within the Chaubeypur space of Kanpur, the place that they had gone to arrest Dubey and fell to bullets fired from rooftops.