At least eight police personnel, including Deputy SP Devendra Mishra, were killed and six were injured after they killed Vikas Dubey late Thursday in Kanpur. Additional Director General of Police of Kanpur Zone Jai Narayan Singh confirmed this.
He said four more policemen, who have been admitted to Regency Hospital, were seriously injured in the firing. After the firing, the force of SSP, three SPs and more than a dozen police stations reached the spot.
Who is Vikas Dubey?
Notorious history-sheeter Vikas Dubey is prime accused in the 2001 murder of Minister of State Santosh Shukla. Vikas was also named in the murder of Siddheshwar Pandey, assistant manager of Tarachand Inter College in the Shivali police station area of Kanpur in 2000.
Apart from this, in the Shivli police station area of Kanpur, in the year 2000 Rambabu Yadav’s murder case, he is accused of conspiring within Vikas jail.
Vikas is also accused in the 2004 murder of cable businessman Dinesh Dubey.
Vikas hatched a conspiracy to kill his brother by sitting in jail.
In 2018, Vikas Dubey attacked his cousin, Anurag. He had plotted the whole sitting in Mati jail. Anurag’s wife nominated four people, including Vikas.
History theatre Vikas Dubey has a hold on all four political parties in UP. In 2002, when Mayawati Subeki was the Chief Minister, its coinage used to run in Bilhaur, Shivrajpur, Rinyan, Chaubepur as well as Kanpur Nagar. Won the election of Nagar Panchayat from Shivrajpur during his stay in jail.
He was known to be a close leader of the BSP government.
During this time, Vikas had formed a big gang of his own. There are more than 60 cases registered on it, which is more than Monu Pahadi, the kingpin of Ditu Gang.
The police could not understand anything
A policeman injured in the firing said that during the raid, the criminals started firing in such a way that they had already got a clue. But due to the siege of Bithur and Chaubepur police could not understand.
Seeing themselves trapped, the miscreants started firing rapidly. Until the police could understand something or handle the front, seven people came on the backfoot. After this, the crooks escaped from the scene.