Hours earlier than Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter whereas he was being taken to Kanpur on Friday morning, a plea was filed within the Supreme Courtroom final night time in search of safety for the gangster. The petitioner had claimed the gangster, who was the principle accused within the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur final week, could also be killed in an encounter.
The petition filed by lawyer Ghanshyam Upadhyay additionally sought a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) – monitored by the highest court docket – into the killing of the 5 of Dubey’s aides during the last week and the demolition of Dubey’s home in Kanpur.
The petitioner, who has urged the highest court docket to listen to the plea right this moment, additionally sought instructions to the Kanpur Police to register a primary data report (FIR) within the demolition that befell a day after the Kanpur ambush.
The infamous gangster, in his 50s, was arrested yesterday morning on the well-known Mahakal Temple in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain. Hours earlier than his arrest, two of his accomplices had been shot useless by Uttar Pradesh police in separate encounters.
This morning, Vikas Dubey – charged in over 60 circumstances – was being introduced again to Kanpur. When the automotive during which he was being taken – one among three within the police convoy — overturned, he snatched the gun of a policeman and tried to run however was surrounded, stated the police.
“The automotive overturned and policemen and the accused have been injured. Then Vikas Dubey grabbed a gun from an injured policeman and ran. The police staff caught up and surrounded him and tried to get him to give up, however he refused and began firing. The police needed to fireplace again in self-defence,” the Kanpur police stated in an announcement.
Final week, eight policemen have been ambushed and killed amid indiscriminate firing from rooftops when 50 policemen from three stations went to Bikru village in Chaubeypur space of Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur to arrest the gangster in an tried homicide case. Dubey escaped with lots of his males after the bloodbath.