The house of the man who killed 8 UP cops in the Kanpur district demolished today by the administration. The house of the UP criminal demolished using bulldozers. The accused already had charged in 60 criminal cases.
On the other hand, an SHO also got suspended.
“At the time of the encounter, he fled the encounter site. Had he faced the criminals, the situation could have been different,” Mohit Agarwal, Inspector General (Kanpur Range), was quoted by news agency ANI.
After the clash in Bikru village, Vikas Dubey fled and remained missing for 36 hours.
More than 25 police teams have been formed to capture him.
UP’s notorious criminal mastermind is believed to be politically-connected.
The police have also said that a surveillance team is scanning more than 500 mobile phones in an effort to retrieve information pertaining to his current location.
A cash reward of Rs 50,000 has been offered for the same information, with the assurance that the identity of the tipster will be concealed in order to prevent revenge attacks.
The police team who were trying to arrest the criminal were backfired by a group of assailants. 8 dead UP cops included one deputy superintendent and 3 sub-inspectors. The incident happened on the late night of Thursday. Later, two criminals were also killed by the cops.
Besides, 8 dead cops, 4 policemen suffered bullet injuries and are undergoing treatment in the hospital. The incident happened when suffered police team went to Bikaru village in Chaubeypur police station to arrest Vikas Dubey, the criminal.
In 2001, Dubey was charged with the murder of Santosh Shukla, a Kanpur BJP leader who was chased and shot dead inside a police station. Dubey “surrendered” in 2002 but was acquitted.
A criminal with political links, he was also the member of a political party in the past and allegedly kept armed henchmen in his village.
Widely feared, he wields influence and a plaque in his village, at the site of a project, describes him as “Zila panchayat member”.