Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday arrested two extra folks from Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior in reference to the killings of eight policemen in Kanpur by gangster Vikas Dubey and his males on July 3, stated officers.
Vikas Dubey was shot lifeless on Friday morning after what the police have stated was an escape try after a street accident close to Kanpur metropolis.
They stated the 2 Gwalior residents had been arrested for harbouring two members of Vikas Dubey’s gang for greater than 4 days earlier than they moved to a different hideout.
JN Singh, extra director basic (ADG) of police of Kanpur Zone, stated the 2 males have been recognized as Om Prakash Pandey and Anil Pandey.
Singh stated they allowed Shashi Kant Pandey alias Sonu and Shivam Dubey, accused in Kanpur cops’ killing case, to remain at their properties regardless of being nicely conscious that the UP police are of their search.
He stated the 2 carry a reward of Rs 50,000 every for his or her head and are among the many record of 21 energetic members of Vikas Dubey’s gang launched earlier.
The senior official stated the 2 Gwalior residents have been booked underneath part 216 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for harbouring the accused within the case.
Vikas Dubey and 5 of his gang members, together with Atul Dubey, Amar Dubey, Prem Prakash Pandey, Praveen Pandey and Prabhat Mishra, have been killed between July Three and 10 and three have been arrested whereas 12 others are nonetheless at massive.
Of these nonetheless on the run, Gopal Saini and Heeru Dubey carry a reward of Rs 1 lakh every, and the remaining 10 carry a reward of Rs 50,000 every.
Apart from, seven folks, together with former Chaubeypur station officer Vinay Tewari and sub-inspector KK Sharma, have been arrested for legal conspiracy and harbouring Vikas Dubey’s gang members in addition to serving to them escape after the ambush.
Vikas Dubey and his males had opened indiscriminate firing on the police group after they raided his home in Kanpur’s Bikru village. Devendra Mishra, the circle officer of Bilhaur, three sub-inspectors and 4 constables had been killed whereas six others had been injured.