Vikas Dubey Kanpur Encounter Case: Key points which you must know
Kanpur : Gangster Vikas Dubey in no more in this world for any more boloney as he has been killed in an encounter in Kanpur while he was being transported from Madhya Pradesh on Friday morning. He was killed in cross-firing while making an escape attempt after his vehicle met with an accident in Barra area.
He was arrested from Mahakal Temple in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday morning.
Speculations are there that the encounter may not be a genuine one and the Kanpur gangster has been killed in a well-planned execution by the police force. However, the truth will be revealed only after the enquiry is completed in the matter.
Gangster Vikas Dubey was taken to the Hallet Hospital in Kanpur and an official statement from the police officials is awaited in the matter.
Here are key takeaways from the case which you must know:
No. of cops killed in Kanpur encounter: 8
No. of cops injured: Kanpur encounter: 7 (6 cops, 1 civilian); Hamirpur encounter: 2 (while chasing Vikas Dubey's aides)
No. of police teams formed to nab Vikas Dubey: 25
Reward announced in Vikas Dubey's name: Initial reward Rs 50,000; increased to Rs 1 lakh on July 5; increased to Rs 2.5 lakh on July 6; increased to Rs 5 lakh on July 8
Ex-gratia announced by UP govt to kin of 8 cops killed in Kanpur: Rs 1 crore per family
No. of people against whom FIR has been registered: 21 named persons, 50-60 unnamed
No. of cops suspended/sent to police lines: 68
No. of cops arrested for helping Vikas Dubey: 2 (station officer Vinay Tiwari and beat -in-charge KK Sharma)
No. of other officials detained for helping Vikas Dubey: 2 (1 Sub-divisional officer, 1 power department employee)
Criminal cases in which Vikas Dubey is wanted: 60 (approx.)
No. of mobile phones scanned by UP Police's surveillance team to nab Vikas Dubey: Over 500
No. of Vikas Dubey's aides arrested so far: 9 (Shyamu Bajpai, Shama, Suresh Verma, Rekha, Dayashankar Agnihotri, Sanjiv Dubey and Jahan Yadav, Ankur, Shravan)
No. of Vikas Dubey's aides/relatives detained: 2 (Raju Nigam (brother-in-law), Adarsh Nigam (Raju's son)
No. of Vikas Dubey's aides killed so far: 5 (Amar Dubey, Prem Prakash Pandey and Atul Dubey, Kartikey alias Prabhat, Praveen alias Bauwa Dubey)
No. of days taken to arrest Vikas Dubey: 7