Station officer suspended over ‘involvement’ in Kanpur shootout

Lucknow, July 4

The UP Police have suspended station officer (SO) of the Chaubeypur police station in Kanpur district in view of allegations of his involvement within the killing of eight policemen by criminals throughout a raid to arrest history-sheeter Vikas Dubey.

“In view of the allegations levelled against the SO, he has been suspended and all allegations are being thoroughly looked into,” IG (Kanpur Range) Mohit Agarwal mentioned.

“If his involvement or that of any other personnel of the police is found in this incident, they will be sacked from the department and also sent to jail,” he mentioned. The officer, nonetheless, didn’t disclose the character of allegations in opposition to SO Vinay Tiwari. Eight police personnel, together with a DSP, have been gunned down in a village close to Kanpur metropolis by the henchmen of a felony who misplaced two of them in a firefight later, officers mentioned.

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, together with a civilian, have been injured within the assault from a rooftop on a police staff after it entered Bikru village previous Thursday midnight to arrest Dubey, who has confronted 60 felony circumstances.

The attackers fled, snatching weapons from the useless and the wounded policemen.When requested concerning the demolition of Dubey’s home, the officer mentioned, “Most of the villagers have said that he (Dubey) had grabbed people’s land using muscle power and built his house. He used to extort money from people. It was a hub of crime.”— PTI

Kill him wherever he’s: Dubey’s mom

  • “Shoot him wherever he is,” mentioned the indignant mom of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey. The accused has a minimum of 60 circumstances in opposition to him, together with homicide and try and homicide. An official mentioned there was a chance that Dubey could have fled to Nepal or taken shelter in a neighbouring state.
  • “People came and told me about the incident. I also saw it on TV. One who has given so much pain to others must pay for his sin,” she mentioned.“The government will act as per the norms, what can I do? The government will take steps, which it feels are appropriate,” Dubey’s father mentioned.

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