The particular activity drive of Uttar Pradesh Police has launched an in depth account of the circumstances main as much as Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey’s encounter on Friday morning in response to allegations that it was staged to get rid of a prison who may have probably revealed uncomfortable particulars of an alleged police-criminal-politician nexus within the state.
The press assertion says that an try by the “drained” driver of the automobile, carrying Dubey, to save lots of a herd of cows and buffaloes that abruptly got here operating throughout, led to its overturning. The assertion provides that a number of policemen sitting contained in the automobile have been briefly knocked unconscious because of the impression, giving Dubey the chance to grab inspector Ramakant Pachauri’s service revolver and bounce out of the automobile earlier than trying to flee.
“Accused Vikas Dubey was being introduced again in a authorities automobile by the Lucknow crew of STF Uttar Pradesh, led by deputy police superintendent Shri Tej Bahadur Singh. Through the journey, when the automobile reached the nationwide freeway close to Kanhaiya Lal Hospital in Kanpur district’s Sachendi police station limits, a herd of cows and buffaloes got here operating in entrance of the automobile. The motive force, who was drained because of the lengthy journey (from Ujjain to Kanpur), steered the automobile trying to save lots of the cattle, leading to its overturning,” the assertion in Hindi says.
The assertion is an try to deal with disbelief expressed by a number of politicians and consultants over UP police’s account of occasions this morning that led to Dubey getting shot lifeless. Consultants and politicians alleged it to be an act of canopy as much as shield the excessive and mighty who could have loved hyperlinks with the dreaded gangster with greater than 60 prison circumstances towards his title.
“It isn’t the automobile that had overturned; the federal government saved itself from overturning by stopping the secrets and techniques popping out,” stated Akhilesh Yadav, the Samajwadi Celebration chief, who was one among the many many voices questioning the authenticity of the police account.
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had additionally instructed a canopy up.
“His silence is best than a number of solutions because it retains the honour of a number of questions,” Rahul Gandhi had stated. Priyanka wished to know if those that helped Dubey will even be uncovered.
The STF press word makes an attempt to set the file straight by offering particulars of the incident. The word says the police officers tried to get near a fleeing Dubey in order that he could possibly be nabbed alive, however since Dubey continued to fireside on the police with an intention to kill, the cops have been left with little possibility however to shoot him down.
“Deputy superintendent of Police, STF, Tej Bahadur Singh instructed officers concerning remedy of policemen injured within the accident after which proceeded to chase Vikas Dubey, who began firing on the police celebration with the pistol he had snatched from the police inspector. He was firing on the police celebration with an intention to kill.
It provides that “with the intention to seize the accused alive, the policemen together with the deputy superintendent bought very near Vikas Yadav, who unleashed a barrage of fireplace on the cops on the final second. Left with no different choices, the police crew needed to open fireplace in self-defense and in pursuance of their obligation. Accused Vikas Dubey fell down after receiving bullet accidents fired by cops in retaliation. He was instantly supplied with first help and brought to a authorities hospital the place medical doctors declared him introduced lifeless,” the assertion stated.