Bhopal/Lucknow, July 9
Fugitive Vikas Dubey was arrested exterior a temple in Ujjain early immediately after buying an entry ticket to the shrine, ending a six-day manhunt for the gangster accused of masterminding an ambush that left eight cops lifeless exterior his residence in Kanpur.
MP Home Minister Narottam Mishra stated two of Dubey’s aides had been additionally held. “Dubey arrived at the (Mahakal) temple in a car. A cop identified him first, after which three others (security personnel) were alerted and he was taken aside for questioning and later arrested,” he stated.
SP member: Mother
Dubey’s mom Sarla Devi stated he was with the SP, a declare denied by the celebration. In a 2017 video, Dubey was heard claiming two BJP MLAs had helped him prior to now.
However, temple sources claimed Dubey purchased a Rs 250 ticket from a counter. As he went to a store to purchase prasad, the store proprietor recognized him and alerted the police. Cops and personal guards deployed there nabbed him, they stated. Meanwhile, two extra aides, together with Kartikeya who was arrested from Faridabad yesterday, had been gunned down in in UP. Kartikeya tried to flee after snatching a cop’s pistol, the police claimed. — PTI