Their arrests got here hours after Vikas Dubey himself was arrested in Ujjain on the finish of a week-long hunt.
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday arrested gangster Vikas Dubey’s spouse Richa and their elder son from Lucknow. Their arrests got here hours after Vikas Dubey’s arrest in Ujjain after a week-long hunt.
Richa and her son have been arrested from the Krishna Nagar space of Lucknow, News18 reported. According to a Hindustan Times report, the 2 have been accused of harbouring the gangster and performing in connivance with him.
Vikas Dubey, needed in reference to the Kanpur ambush during which eight policemen have been killed, was on Thursday arrested at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, an official stated.
Dubey was going to Ujjain Mahakal temple when he was recognized by safety personnel. “Police were informed, he confessed his identity after being pushed for it. He has been apprehended by police and interrogation is underway,” ANI had reported, quoting Ujjain Collector Ashish Singh.
Eight policemen, together with a deputy superintendent of police, have been ambushed in Bikru village within the Chaubeypur space
of Kanpur, the place that they had gone to arrest Vikas Dubey and fell to bullets fired from rooftops final Friday.
His closest aide, Aman Dubey, was killed BY Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) yesterday. Aman, who was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000, was killed in an encounter in Maudaha village in Hamirpur district. He was the third member of Vikas Dubey’s gang to be killed in an encounter with the police.
With inputs from PTI
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