After eight policemen have been gunned down in Kanpur by Vikas Dubey and his gang, the Uttar Pradesh police are investigating their native officers to search out who leaked data to the criminals concerning the deliberate arrest.
The policemen confronted a hail of bullets from AK-47 in Bikru village, 150 km from state capital Lucknow, after three groups from Kanpur’s Shivrajpur, Bilhaur and Chaubepur went on a joint operation to catch Vikas Dubey on Friday. Vikas Dubey has proved elusive since, regardless of an intensive manhunt by 25 police groups.
The police are suspecting the involvement of males from the Chaubepur police station and your entire workers there may be below scanner.
Strict motion can be taken if somebody is discovered responsible of spying for the mafia, Mohit Agarwal, the chief of Kanpur police instructed NDTV.
The station in-charge of Chaubepur has already been suspended.
The raid was performed after an area, Rahul Tiwari claimed that Vikas Dubey had tried to homicide him.
It has additionally been alleged that when Rahul Tiwari approached the Chaubepur station in-charge Vinay Tiwari, he refused to lodge a case in opposition to Vikas Dubey. Rahul Tiwari then approached Deputy Superintendent of Police Devendra Mishra, who bought a First Information Report registered.
When Devendra Mishra went to raid Vikas Dubey’s home, Station In-Charge Vinay Tiwari fled simply earlier than the encounter started, triggering suspicion. Kanpur police chief Dinesh Kumar later mentioned the police staff was ambushed and the firing got here from three sides, proving it was “totally planned”. The staff had been compelled to go away their automotive and stroll within the pre-dawn darkness after discovering an earthmover blocking the street.
Devendra Mishra was among the many eight policemen killed by the gang. According to the police, he was dragged into the home of Vikas Dubey’s relative Prem Prakash Pandey and shot down. His service revolver was recovered from the home. Three sub-inspectors and 4 constables have been additionally gunned down. Two of the shooters have been killed by the police.
Prem Prakash — additionally a dreaded felony and part of Vikas Dubey’s gang — was killed within the encounter.
Vikas Dubey, a infamous felony mastermind, is needed in additional than 60 circumstances involving tried homicide, abduction, extortion and rioting. A felony with political hyperlinks, he was additionally the member of a political social gathering prior to now. On Saturday, the Kanpur district administration demolished his home.