The Haryana police has arrested three alleged accomplices of Vikas Dubey in a raid at a home in Faridabad after a tip-off that the gangster wished for the killing of eight policemen in an ambush was holed up there, officers stated on Wednesday.
CCTV footage of an individual resembling the gangster making an attempt to guide a room at a lodge in Faridabad on Tuesday evening went viral. However, the person managed to flee earlier than the police reached there.
According to an FIR lodged in Faridabad, on a tip off that Vikas Dubey and Kartikey have been hiding in a home in New Indira Nagar complicated in Haripur of Kheri Pul space, a group of Faridabad Crime Branch surrounded a home on Tuesday midnight.
When the police group requested the residents of the home to open the door, one particular person ran in the direction of the roof and opened fireplace whereas two in the home tried to cease the group from coming into, it said.
Later, the three individuals have been arrested and so they have been recognized as Kartikey, Shravan and his son Ankur who gave shelter.
Though the FIR talked about that there was details about presence of Vikas Dubey in the home, it didn’t make clear whether or not the gangster was really current there or not.
Asked whether or not the particular person within the CCTV footage was Vikas Dubey or not, Uttar Pradesh Police’s ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar stated, “It’s a matter of probe.”
Of the 4 pistols seized from the three arrested males, two belong to policemen who died in Kanpur raid. The three males have been booked beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with together with 212 (harbouring offender) and 307 (try and homicide).
Encounters in reference to the lethal Kanpur ambush additionally befell Hamirpur, and Kanpur district’s Chaubepur on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.
Eight Uttar Pradesh Police personnel, together with a deputy superintendent of police, have been killed and 7 others injured in a firefight with criminals in Kanpur on the intervening evening of July 2 and July 3.
Seven others, together with a civilian, have been injured within the assault from a rooftop on a police group after it entered Bikru village to arrest Vikas Dubey, a infamous legal who has confronted about 60 legal instances.
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