The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) has arrested 7 accused who helped gangster Vikas Dubey in an absconding shootout in Bikaru village, Kanpur, 8 months ago. Several weapons and cash, including a semi-automatic rifle, have been recovered from them. The mobile phones of STF’s hand Vikas Dubey and Prabhat Mishra have also been recovered. Which may reveal many more secrets. STF is looking for sources for the arms smuggling of the arrested accused.
Vikas Dubey gave a false statement
STF ADG Amitabh Yash said that Vikas Dubey and Amar Dubey had given a wrong statement regarding Ferrari. After the incident, Vishnu Kashyap and Radhe drove Vikas Dubey by car. After the incident, Vikas, Amar and Prabhat were hiding in Kanpur countryside for two days. After this all of them reached Auraiya and then went to Faridabad. Vikas Dubey’s CCTV was also revealed from a hotel in Faridabad. While Amar Dubey, who escaped from Faridabad, was killed in an encounter at Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh. Prabhat Mishra, arrested from Faridabad, had an encounter while bringing him to Kanpur.
Who got arrested
- Vishnu Kashyap, resident of Shivali, Kanpur countryside.
- Abhinav Tiwari alias Chinku resident Dhanirampur, Police station, Kanpur Dehat.
- Aman Shukla resident Dhanirampur, Police station, Kanpur Dehat.
- Ramji alias Radhe resident ward number 11, Tulsinagar, Rasulabad, Kanpur Dehat.
- Sanjay Parihar aka Pinku resident Karia Jhala Jhinjhak, Police Station Mangalpur, Kanpur Dehat.
- Manish Yadav alias Sheru, resident of Dindi Kala, police station, district Bhind, Madhya Pradesh.
- Shubham Pal resident Mangalpur, Kanpur Dehat.
The car was also recovered from which Vikas Dubey had run away
Amitabh Yash said that from the possession of the accused, STF has recovered about 132 cartridges including a semi-automatic rifle Made in America 30 Springle Field, 9mm carbine, a revolver, 315 bore two tanks, two AK-47 cartridges. Vikas Dubey’s iPhone, Amar and Prabhat’s mobiles, two lakh five thousand cash have been found. Also, the STF has also recovered the car, from which Vikas Dubey escaped after executing the incident. During the interrogation, it has also come to know that in the people who have been arrested, Vikas Dubey has been at the residence of one person for two days.
It was revealed in the investigation that Vikas Dubey fired from a semi-automatic rifle. Police had recovered American Winchester cartridges from the spot. But the police could neither recover the rifle nor reach the refugees so far.
This photo is of 10 July last year. Vikas Dubey was killed while trying to escape after overturning the car at Bhaunti in Kanpur.
What was the Bikeru scandal?
Gangster Vikas Dubey and his henchmen opened fire on the police team that went to Dabish on the night of July 2, 2020 in Bikaru village of Chaubepur police station area in Kanpur. In this, eight policemen including CO were killed. Only after executing the incident, Vikas Dubey had run away in the night and hid near his colleagues. On July 9, Vikas Dubey was arrested from the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. On July 10, police had an encounter in Bhaunti, Kanpur. Vikas tried to run away when the vehicle overturned in Bhaunti and was killed in an encounter. While 5 of his companions were killed in the encounter and 36 people are in jail in this case.
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