On Thursday, two more of his associated were killed in encounters with the police in UP. While one of the criminals was identified as Ranbir and shot dead in Etawah, the other was Dubey’s associate Prabhat Mishra who was taken in custody by the cops from Faridabad on Wednesday. According to the police, Ranbir had a bounty of Rs 50,000 on his head and was named in the FIR lodged against Vikas Dubey and others for the killing of eight policemen. He was shot by the police in an encounter when he was reportedly trying to flee and exchange of fire took place between the criminals and the police party in Etawah. Police said pistol, a double-barrel gun and several cartridges were recovered from the car in which Ranbir was travelling.
Bihar DGP Congratulates Madhya Pradesh Police on Dubey’s Arrest | “Salute and congratulate Madhya Pradesh Police on the arrest of Vikas Dubey. We were also on alert. If he had come here, we would have also nabbed him. He didn’t come to Bihar because I had said that if he comes here, he will not be able to escape,” said Bihar Deputy General Police Gupteshwar Pandey.
MP Home Minister Confirms Dubey’s Arrest | Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra confirmed the development of Vikas Dubey’s arrest and stated that he is in the state police’s custody in Ujjain. The minister, however, did not confirm if the dreaded gangster, who was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on information leading to his arrest, was nabbed from within or outside the Mahakal temple premises. While Kartikeya alias Prabhat was killed in Kanpur when he tried to flee from police custody, Praveen alias Bauwa Dubey was shot dead in an encounter in Etawah, they added.
Security Was Heightened Amid Speculations of Dubey Surrendering in Noida | Amid speculation that wanted gangster Vikas Dubey might surrender either in a court or a news channel office, police presence has been increased outside such premises in Noida’s Sector 16. It was apprehended that the gangster might sneak into any news channel office to evade the UP Police, which is trying to arrest the absconding accused in the killing of eight policemen as early as possible.
Two More Associates of Gangster Vikas Dubey Were Shot Dead | A day after his close aide Amar Dubey was killed in an encounter, two more associates of gangster Vikas Dubey – wanted for the Kanpur ambush – were shot dead by the police on Thursday. While one of the criminals was identified as Ranbir and shot dead in Etawah, the other was Dubey’s associate Prabhat Mishra who was taken in custody by the cops from Faridabad on Wednesday.
Close Aide of Gangster Vikas Dubey Was Killed in Police Encounter | Vikas Dubey’s close aide Amar Dubey was shot dead in an encounter with cops in Maudaha, Hamirpur on Wednesday morning. Amar was wanted in the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur and has been on the run since Thursday last week. The kanpur attack also revealed the alleged nexus between criminals and some moles in the police department who tipped them off about possible action against them.
History sheeter Vikas Dubey was arrested by Madhya Pradesh Police today.
Vikas Dubey was going to Ujjain Mahakal temple when he was identified by security personnel. Police were informed, he confessed his identity after being pushed for it. He has been apprehended by police & interrogation is underway: Ashish Singh, Ujjain Collector #MadhyaPradesh https://t.co/tBNHn3pwuw
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