Kanpur Encounter: Heavy cop deployment at film city Noida

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Kanpur Encounter: Heavy cop deployment at film city Noida
Kanpur Encounter: Heavy cop deployment at film city Noida

Kanpur : Uttar Pradesh Police is making intense searches across different location to trace down gangster Vikas Dubey who allegedly killed policemen during an encounter in Kanpur.

A large number of cops have been deployed at the film city Noida, where most of the news channels are stationed, after there were speculations that Vikas Dubey may turn up there to surrender before the media and avoid getting killed in a police encounter.

A cash reward of Rs 5 lakh has been announced on Vikas Dubey's head, who has been on a run from past few days. A couple of his accomplices have been shot down while a few others have been arrested over the last few days.

On Wednesday, a man resembling to Vikas Dubey was captured in a CCTV footage of a camera hotel in Faridabad. The man did not check in the hotel as he failed to produce a clear identity card.

Ankur, Shravan and Kartikey alias Prabhat were arrested in a joint operation by Uttar Pradesh STF and a local crime branch team.

In another operation on Wednesday, a team of UP special task force picked up the wanted gangsters’ brother-in-law Gyanendra Nigam and his son from Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district. Nigam claims to have snapped ties with Dubey 15-years ago after he entered the world of crime, however, a police official said that he used to look after accounts and properties of Vikas Dubey.”

In other related operations, a close aide of Dubey named Amar Dubey was shot dead by the police in UP’s Hamirpur after he failed to cross over to Madhya Pradesh. Another of Dubey’s gang members, Shyamu Bajpai was shot in the leg and then arrested by the police.