After eight policemen had been gunned down in Kanpur by Vikas Dubey and his gang on Friday, the Uttar Pradesh police are investigating their native officers to search out who leaked info to the criminals concerning the deliberate arrest. The police right this moment arrested Dayashaker Agnihotri, a gang member of Vikas Dubey, who says he was knowledgeable about the raid by somebody from the police station.
The station in-charge of Chaubepur, Vinay Tiwari, has been suspended and the police are questioning him.The total workers of the Chaubepur police station is below scanner. Strict motion shall be taken if somebody is discovered responsible of “spying for the mafia”, Mohit Agarwal, the chief of Kanpur police informed NDTV.
“He (Vikas Dubey) received a phone call from police station before the police came to arrest him. Following this, he called around 25-30 people. He fired bullets on police personnel. I was locked inside the house at the time of encounter therefore saw nothing,” Daya Shankar Agnihotri was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
ANI additionally quoted an operator of Kanpur’s Shivli Power Sub-station, Chhatrapal Singh, saying on July 3, he acquired a telephone name from Chaubeypur Power Station “to cut power in Bikaru village as a power line was damaged there”.
The policemen confronted a hail of bullets from AK-47 in Bikru village, 150 km from state capital Lucknow, after three groups from Kanpur’s Shivrajpur, Bilhaur and Chaubepur went on a joint operation to catch Vikas Dubey on Friday. Vikas Dubey has proved elusive since, regardless of an in depth manhunt by 25 police groups.
The raid was carried out after an area, Rahul Tiwari claimed that Vikas Dubey had tried to homicide him.
It has additionally been alleged that when Rahul Tiwari approached the Chaubepur station in-charge Vinay Tiwari, he refused to lodge a case towards Vikas Dubey. Rahul Tiwari then approached Deputy Superintendent of Police Devendra Mishra, who bought a First Information Report registered.
When Devendra Mishra went to raid Vikas Dubey’s home, Station In-Charge Vinay Tiwari fled simply earlier than the encounter started, triggering suspicion. Kanpur police chief Dinesh Kumar later mentioned the police crew was ambushed and the firing got here from three sides, proving it was “totally planned”. The crew had been compelled to go away their automotive and stroll within the pre-dawn darkness after discovering an earthmover blocking the highway.
Devendra Mishra was among the many eight policemen killed by the gang. According to the police, he was dragged into the home of Vikas Dubey’s relative Prem Prakash Pandey and shot down. His service revolver was recovered from the home. Three sub-inspectors and 4 constables had been additionally gunned down. Two of the shooters had been killed by the police.
Prem Prakash — additionally a dreaded prison and part of Vikas Dubey’s gang — was killed within the encounter.
Vikas Dubey, a infamous prison mastermind, is needed in additional than 60 circumstances involving tried homicide, abduction, extortion and rioting. A prison with political hyperlinks, he was additionally the member of a political celebration previously. On Saturday, the Kanpur district administration demolished his home.