Dubey’s relative amongst three held in Kanpur case

Kanpur, July 7

The police on Tuesday arrested three extra individuals for the killing of eight policemen in an ambush at a village close to Kanpur, amid a simmering controversy over gangster Vikas Dubey’s alleged hyperlinks with police and politicians.

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The police appointed an Inspector General (IG) to probe into an unverified letter that surfaced on social media, purportedly written weeks earlier than his dying by DSP Devendra Mishra. It had alleged hyperlinks between the Chaubeypur station officer and the gangster.

Also, Inspector General (Civil Defence) Amitabh Thakur requested the UP police chief to probe the then Kanpur SSP, Anant Deo, now a DIG, to whom the purported letter was despatched.

The police mentioned there was no hint of the letter of their information, however they’d proceed to research the matter.

DSP Mishra was among the many eight policemen gunned down allegedly by the henchmen of Dubey.

Chaubeypur station officer Vinay Tiwari, talked about in Mishra’s letter, is among the many 4 policemen suspended for his or her doable position in tipping off the gangster about his arrest.

The police on Tuesday mentioned they’ve arrested three extra individuals — Dubey’s relative Shama, neighbor Suresh Verma and home assist Rekha.

Rekha’s husband Dayashankar Agnihotri, a key member of the Dubey’s gang, is already behind bars, arrested on Sunday after an encounter. — PTI

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