Ujjain: Gangster Vikas Dubey, who was wanted for his involvement in killing eight policemen, has been arrested from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh.
Vikas Dubey was caught in Ujjain around the same time two of his aides were killed in separate encounters in UP. His closest aide, Aman Dubey, was killed yesterday.
Dubey, charged in 60 criminal cases including murder, kidnapping, extortion and rioting- was missing since Friday’s massacre. A massive hunt was launched to arrest him and the bounty on the gangster was doubled from 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh on Wednesday.
After intensifying efforts to nab gangster Vikas Dubey, the cops on Thursday morning gunned down two more close aides of Dubey – Prabhat Mishra and Praveen Dubey. With this, five criminals involved in the Kanpur shootout have now been killed. (Kanpur Shootout: Two More Associates Of Vikas Dubey Killed In Separate Encounters)
Last week, eight policemen were ambushed and killed when 50 policemen from three stations went to Bikru village in Chaubeypur area of Kanpur to arrest wanted gangster Vikas Dubey in an attempted murder case.
On Wednesday, the police arrested two sub-inspectors posted in Kanpur and are believed to have alerted Dubey.