Kanpur: Daya Shankar Agnihotri, gangster Vikas Dubey’s associate, who was arrested by UP police on Sunday revealed that the raid info was leaked.
Agnihotri disclosed that Vikas Dubey had received a call from the local Chaubeypur police station informing him about a police party landing at his house to arrest him.
Agnihotri was intercepted by the police at around 4:40 am in Kalyanpur area. “He tried to escape and the police team shot at his leg. He has been arrested,” the SSP Kanpur Dinesh Kumar said.
Eight UP Police personnel including Deputy Superintendent of Police Devendra Mishra were killed during an abortive raid at the house of notorious gangster Vikas Dubey in Bikru village under Chaubeypur Police Station in Kanpur.
The UP police have launched a massive manhunt to nab the gangster and his henchmen. Two criminals were already killed in an encounter on Friday.
The autopsy report revealed that the police personnel were shot dead using police weapons which were looted by the criminals during the raid.