Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, principal accused within the cold-blooded homicide of eight cops, was tipped off to a raid on his compound by somebody from the native police station, Daya Shankar Agnihotri, an alleged confederate, informed cops on Sunday.
As well as, information recovered from Vikas Dubey’s cell phone listed the names of 20 law enforcement officials. There was proof of fixed contact with at the least two cops, together with one from the Chaubeypur Police Station; the village of Bikru, the place the encounter befell, lies in its jurisdiction.
“He (Vikas Dubey) received a phone call from the police station earlier than police got here to arrest him. Following this, he known as round 25-30 folks (and so they) fired bullets on police,” Agnihotri, who was arrested earlier today after a gunfight within the Kalyanpur space, informed cops.
“I used to be locked inside the home on the time of encounter, due to this fact, noticed nothing,” he added.
Vinay Tiwari, the rating officer on the Chaubeypur station, has been suspended and is being interrogated, information company ANI mentioned.
In response to the report by ANI, Tiwari had repeatedly delayed the arrival of a back-up staff of law enforcement officials and was in fixed contact with Vikas Dubey.
The warning allowed Dubey, who has beforehand been charged in over 60 circumstances for homicide, kidnapping, extortion and rioting, to assemble henchmen armed with AK-47 assault rifles and put together a lethal lure for a big staff of law enforcement officials.
Eight law enforcement officials, together with a Deputy Superintendent of Police, had been killed. Seven others had been injured.
The knowledge has raised worrying questions over spies inside the police serving to criminals like Vikas Dubey, who has now evaded arrest for over 50 hours.
Kanpur police chief Mohit Agarwal has issued a powerful warning to all law enforcement officials, telling that strict motion can be taken in opposition to cops responsible of serving to criminals.
All the employees of the native police station are underneath our scope of investigation on how Vikas Dubey bought details about police motion. Whoever is discovered responsible can be charged with homicide: Kanpur IG, Mohit Agarwal on Kanpur encounter during which eight policemen misplaced their lives pic.twitter.com/c75yQD3g7o
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 5, 2020
Additionally in accordance with ANI, Vikas Dubey was final seen in UP’s Auraiya and it’s suspected he has fled to both Madhya Pradesh or Rajasthan; UP Police has contacted counterparts in each states.
Over 25 police groups have been shaped to seize Vikas Dubey and over 100 places have been searched previously 48 hours.
“Wished” posters have additionally been put up at check-posts alongside the India-Nepal border. The money reward for info resulting in his arrest has been doubled to Rs 1 lakh, with assurances that the identification of the tipster can be stored secret.
The net of spies serving to the politically-connected Vikas Dubey could lengthen to Kanpur’s Shivli Energy Sub-station as properly. ANI quoted an operator, Chhatrapal Singh, as saying that on July 3, he acquired a telephone name from the Chaubeypur station in to “minimize energy in Bikru village”; this was the day of the raid.
Vikas Dubey’s legal report started in 1990 with a case of homicide. In 2001, he was charged with the homicide of Santosh Shukla, a Kanpur BJP chief who was chased and shot lifeless inside a police station. Dubey “surrendered” in 2002 however was acquitted.
A legal with political hyperlinks, he was additionally the member of a political get together previously, and his house and cars were demolished and destroyed by Kanpur district authorities on Saturday.
With enter from ANI