Vikas Dubey, the principle accused within the Kanpur encounter case, is arrested on the Mahakal temple in Ujjain on July 9, 2020. | Picture Credit score:
He says U.P. police had made its intention clear to kill “everybody associated to Vikas Dubey”
A Maharashtra-based lawyer, who filed a petition within the Supreme Courtroom hours earlier than the killing of gangster Vikas Dubey, sought an pressing court docket listening to on Saturday (July 11) itself.
In a written communication to the Supreme Courtroom on Saturday, advocate Ghanshyam Upadhyay sought an “extraordinarily pressing” listening to, saying the U.P. police had made its intention clear to kill “everybody associated to Vikas Dubey” with out ascertaining whether or not they have been in anyway related to the July 3 ambush of a police team and homicide of eight law enforcement officials at Bikru village.
“Vikas Dubey was arrested on July 9 from Ujjain, M.P. and his custody was obtained by U.P. police. Within the petition itself, it was apprehended that there’s each risk of U.P. police resorting to kill Vikas Dubey in faux encounter throughout his transit and ultimately, this occurred and he was additionally killed in faux encounter,” the letter to the Supreme Courtroom mentioned.
It mentioned there was apprehension that “the way through which U.P. police has resorted to kill each one associated to Vikas Dubey with out ascertaining their involvement within the alleged crime or in any other case, it’s axiomatic that the U.P. police and administration haven’t any concern, religion and respect for legislation and judiciary and so they have turn out to be legislation unto themselves and police is taking the nation in the direction of ‘Talibanisation’ which can’t be countenanced at any price”.
It mentioned the “U.P. police/administration are persevering with to raid residences/locations of different individuals who’re even remotely linked to Vikas Dubey and thus, there may be each risk of police resorting to kill many extra harmless individuals associated to Vikas Dubey in faux encounters”.