By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jul 11, 2020 15:10 IST
UP Kanpur Encounter Latest News Updates: Vikas Dubey killed in Encounter, tried to escape, says IG

The news agency has confirmed that main accused in Kanpur Encounter Vikas Dubey who was arrested from Ujjain has been killed in an encounter. Gangster Vikas Dubey has been killed in police encounter in Kanpur. According to police, he tried to flee by snatching pistol of the injured policemen after car overturned. Police had tried to make him surrender, says IG Uttar Pradesh Police. Earlier the gangester was arrested from Ujjain when he was heading to Mahakal Temple in Ujjain.

According to Uttar Pradesh Police Kanpur SSP, two UP Police personnel informed the history sheeter Vikas Dubey on July 3. As per evidence, it has been found that police personnel Vinay Tiwari & KK Sharma had informed Vikas Dubey about the raid beforehand, he said. Earlier IG Kanpur Range Mohit Agarwal had also said that "So, he was on alert and planned to attack police which resulted in the death of 8 policemen. Former Station Officer of Chaubepur, Vinay Tiwari and Beat Incharge KK Sharma have been arrested. They (KK Sharma and Vinay Tiwari) were present during Kanpur Encounter but fled the site of incident during the operation".

Following the death of the eight policemen, Vinay Tiwari and three more personnel of Chaubeypur police station have been suspended as police probe whether Dubey was tipped off about the raid. On Tuesday night, the Kanpur SSP removed all 68 personnel, including sub-inspectors, head constables and constables, of Chaubeypur police station and sent them to Reserve Police Lines in Kanpur.

“There are allegations that some of the personnel were in contact with history sheeter Vikas Dubey. An inquiry is on. A new police team has been deployed at the Chaubeypur,” IG (Kanpur Range) Mohit Agarwal said.

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July 6, 2020 (Monday)- Dubey’s relative Shama, his neighbour Suresh Verma, and maid Rekha have been arrested, an official police spokesperson said. Rekha’s husband, Daya Shankar Agnihotri, is a key member of the Dubey gang and was arrested in a pre-dawn encounter in Kalyanpur on Sunda.

Two associates of Vikas Dubey arrested from Maharashtra

On 11 July, ATS Juhu Unit, Mumbai received a tipoff that one accused in Kanpur Encounter case has been in Thane in search of a hide-out. ATS Juhu Unit laid a trap at Kolshet Road, Thane & nabbed wanted accused Arvind & his driver Sonu Tiwari, says Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).

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Breaking: Vikas Dubey Killed in an encounter

One of the vehicles of the convoy of Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force that was bringing back Vikas Dubey from Madhya Pradesh to Kanpur overturned today morning. Following the accident, Dubey was killed in police encounter when he tried to flee.

UP IG shares detail of encounters in Faridabad & Etawah

The police was bringing Prabhat, a convict in the Kanpur encounter, from Faridabad to Kanpur. The car's tire was punctured on the way. Where he tried to run away from the government pistol snatch. Two STF constables were injured in incidence, said IG Law and Order, U.P.

Speaking over another encounter, IG said "the crime branch and police team in Etawah were following a suspicious car chase due to the robbery of a Swift car. During this, there was firing between police and miscreants. In which the injured convict was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead".

Vikas Dubey reached to Mahakal Temple using VIP pass

Based on report, gangester Vikas Dubey reached Mahakal tempple using VIP Pass. Two other people associated with Vikas Dubey also arrested from Ujjain.

Shivraj Chauhan congratulates State Police for nabbing Vikas Dubey

Madhya Pradesh State Chief Minister congratulates state Police for nabbing wanted gangester Vikas Dubey.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chauhan on Vikas Dubey's arrest

Those who feel that by going & taking shelter at Mahakal, their sins will be dusted, they have not known Mahakal. Our government is not going to spare any culprit, said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

Vikas Dubey heading to Mahakaal Mandir in Ujjain

Vikas Dubey was going to Ujjain Mahakal temple when he was identified by security personnel. Police were informed, he confessed his identity after being pushed for it. He has been apprehended by police & interrogation is underway, says Ashish Singh, Ujjain Collector.

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Breaking: Vikas Dubey arrested in Ujjain

Vikas Dubey, the main accused in Kanpur Encounter case, has been arrested at a police station in Ujjain.

Two UP Police personnel who revealed Vikas Dubey arrested

Former Station Officer of Chaubepur, Vinay Tiwari and Beat Incharge KK Sharma have been arrested. They (KK Sharma and Vinay Tiwari) were present during Kanpur Encounter but fled the site of incident during the operation".

Six people arrested on Wednesday

UP Police Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday killed an aide of wanted gangster Vikas Dubey in Hamirpur. STF also arrested six others in separate encounters in Kanpur and Faridabad for their alleged role in last week's ambush, where eight UP policemen were killed.

Amar Dubey a close aide to gangester Vikas Dubey killed

Amar Dubey, who carried a reward of Rs 50,000, was killed in an encounter in Maudaha village of Hamirpur district," Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar told PTI.

Reward on Vikas Dubey increased to 5 Lakh

Uttar Pradesh government has decided to increase the reward for the arrest of culprit Vikas Dubey, from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.

Kanpur police arrested 3 persons in connection to Vikas Dubey

Uttar Pradesh ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar said the Kanpur police arrested three persons including Shyamu Bajpai, Jahan Yadav and Sanjeev Dubey, after an encounter. Shyamu was injured in the encounter, Mr. Kumar said in a press conference.