New Delhi, July 10
Hours earlier than gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter close to Kanpur on Friday, a petition was filed within the Supreme Court searching for a path to the Uttar Pradesh authorities and the police to safeguard his life and guarantee that he’s not killed by the cops.
The plea has additionally sought registration of an FIR and an apex court docket monitored probe by the CBI into the encounter of 5 co-accused, who had been alleged to be related to Dubey within the killing of eight policemen final week.
Eight policemen, together with DSP Devendra Mishra, had been ambushed in Bikru village in Chaubeypur space of Kanpur after they had been going to arrest Dubey and fell to bullets fired from rooftops shortly after midnight on July 3.
Dubey was killed in an encounter this morning when a police automobile carrying him from Ujjain to Kanpur met with an accident and he tried to flee from the spot in Bhauti space, the police mentioned.
Four policemen, together with an inspector posted in Nawabganj, had been injured within the accident, IG, Kanpur Range, Mohit Agarwal mentioned.
He was rushed to the hospital the place he was declared useless. Dubey was the prime accused within the ambush through which the policemen had been killed.
Prior to Dubey’s encounter, 5 of his alleged related had been killed in separate encounters.
The plea, filed within the apex court docket by advocate Ghanshyam Upadhyay, has referred to media studies and claimed that encounter of those 5 co-accused by the police is “not only extremely illegal, inhuman, but also it is shocking to the conscience of the court and is nothing but Talibanisation of the country, which cannot be countenanced at all”.
“I had done e-filing of the petition at 2 AM and provisional number was also allotted,” Upadhyay informed PTI over telephone.
It has sought path to the Uttar Pradesh authorities and police to register FIR for demolition of residential constructing, autos and different properties of Dubey and in addition relating to encounters of the co-accused.
The plea mentioned the investigation have to be transferred to the CBI and the probe company must be directed to submit its periodical studies earlier than the highest court docket.
“In view of the extremely high handed and illegal action of Uttar Pradesh Government/Police so carried out inasmuch as completely pulling down/demolishing the residential building, shopping mall of accused Vikas Dubey….there is every possibility of even accused Vikas Dubey being killed by Uttar Pradesh Police after his custody being obtained by them from MP police and then concoct a story of encounter….,” the plea alleged.
It claimed that killing of accused by police after which “giving the same colour of encounter is extremely inhuman and against the very rule of law and orderly society” and the identical can’t be countenanced underneath any circumstances.
“Though, it cannot be denied the act of the accused of killing eight policemen is extremely heinous crime, yet the accused were/are required to be dealt with in accordance of law and in the process, upon their guilt being proved after full-fledged trial, they could have been convicted even for death sentence….,” it mentioned.
It mentioned that FIR must be registered towards the involved policemen and officers concerned in demolition of residential constructing of Dubey and encounter of 5 co-accused.
The plea mentioned that in India, even criminals like 2008 Mumbai assault case accused Ajmal Kasab and people concerned within the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts got full alternative to defend themselves in the course of the trial and enchantment as much as the apex court docket.
“Time has come when this court being ultimate custodian of law and Constitution, under which the country needs to be ruled/governed, needs to take serious view of the matter or else, a time will come when there will be only police raj in this country, which cannot be countenanced,” it mentioned.
It claimed that emergence of individuals like Dubey is a obtrusive instance of “corruption in police department and law enforcing machineries”.
Referring to media report, it alleged that Dubey had blessing of politicians of varied political events and had deep reference to police division.
While on July 3, two of his alleged associates, Prem Prakash Pandey and Atul Dubey, had been killed by police in an encounter in Kanpur, on July eight the police killed, Amar Dubey, who carried a reward of Rs 50,000, in Maudaha village in Hamirpur district.
On July 9, two extra alleged aides—Kartikeya alias Prabhat and Praveen alias Bauwa Dubey—had been killed in separate encounters in Kanpur and Etawah districts. —PTI