UP police declares prize money of Rs 1 lakh on the arrest of Vikas Dubey, the main accused in Kanpur encounter case

Eight police personnel, including a DSP, were gunned down in a village near Kanpur city by the henchmen of a criminal who lost two of them in a firefight.

Written by July 5, 2020 08:43

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh police has increased the prize money from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh on the arrest of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey, the main accused in Kanpur encounter case.

The district administration on Saturday demolished the house of history sheeter Vikas Dubey.

UP gangster Vikas Dubey house demolished -

Kanpur Encounter

Eight police personnel, including a DSP, were gunned down in a village near Kanpur city by the henchmen of a criminal who lost two of them in a firefight.

The policemen who attained martyrdom are — Deputy SP Devendra Mishra (54) who was posted as Circle Officer of Bilhaur, SHO Shivrajpur police station Mahesh Kumar Yadav (42), Sub-Inspector Anoop Kumar Singh (32), Sub-Inspector Nebu Lal (48), constables Jitendra Pal (26), Sultan Singh (34), Bablu Kumar (23) and Rahul Kumar (24).

Seven others, including a civilian, were injured in the attack from a rooftop on a police team after it entered Bikru village past Thursday midnight to arrest Dubey, who has faced 60 criminal cases.

The attackers fled, snatching weapons from the dead and the wounded policemen.