Gangster Vikas Dubey killing case: Two arrested for helping gang members

July 11, 2020: Uttar Pradesh Police arrested two more people from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh on Saturday in connection with the killings of eight policemen in Kanpur by gangster Vikas Dubey.

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Gangster Vikas Dubey killing case: Two arrested for helping gang members

July 11, 2020: Uttar Pradesh Police arrested two more people from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh on Saturday in connection with the killings of eight policemen in Kanpur by gangster Vikas Dubey and his men.

JN Singh, Additional Director General of Police of Kanpur Zone, said that the two men have been identified as Om Prakash Pandey and Anil Pandey.

Singh said they allowed Shashi Kant Pandey alias Sonu and Shivam Dubey, accused in Kanpur cops’ killing case, to stay at their homes despite being well aware that the UP police are in their search.

He said the two carry a reward of Rs 50,000 each for their head and are among the list of 21 active members of Vikas Dubey’s gang released earlier.

Vikas Dubey and five of his gang member were killed between July 3 and 10 and three have been arrested while 12 others are still at large.

Besides, seven people, including former Chaubeypur Station Officer Vinay Tewari and Sub-Inspector KK Sharma, have been arrested for criminal conspiracy and harbouring Vikas Dubey’s gang members as well as helping them to escape after the ambush.

Vikas Dubey and his men had opened indiscriminate firing on the police team when they raided his house in Kanpur’s Bikru village. Devendra Mishra, the Circle Officer of Bilhaur, three Sub-Inspectors and four Constables were killed while six others were injured.

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