Thursday, October 01, 2020

vikas dubey

Charge sheet in Bikru massacre soon

KANPUR:The Kanpur police are preparing to file charge sheet in court next month in the Bikru village massacre case in which eight policemen were shot dead on July 3.

Village heads of Bikru, Bheeti removed on Kanpur DM's orders

KANPUR(UP):Bikru village head Anjali Dubey and her Bheeti counterpart Vishnupal Singh have been removed from their posts following orders from Kanpur District Magistrate Alok Tewari, an officer said on Friday.

Kanpur goons try to fit into Vikas Dubey's shoes

KANPUR:Gangster Vikas Dubey is dead but his name still spells fear. Many lesser goons, even new recruits in the hinterlands of the Uttar Pradesh district are now cashing in on the "Kanpurwallah's" reputation.

Sushant's life, Vikas Dubey's death interest filmmakers

NEW DELHI:The death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is still under investigation, with new developments cropping up every day. Meanwhile, several filmmakers have announced projects based on the life and death of the late actor.

Properties of Vikas Dubey's financier attached

KANPUR: The Uttar Pradesh Police have started the process of attaching the properties of slain gangster Vikas Dubey's financier, Jaikant Bajpai and his three brothers.

Khushi, accused in Bikru massacre, declared minor by Juvenile Board

KANPUR (UTTAR PRADESH): The Juvenile Justice Board in Kanpur has declared that Khushi, wife of slain gangster Amar Dubey, an accused in the Bikru massacre, is a juvenile.

Havan' at UP police station to get rid of Bikru's evil spirits

KANPUR:Policemen at a police station in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district organised a "havan" to put a check on the spiralling crime graph and "ward off evil spirits", following the Bikru ambush that claimed the lives of eight personnel and injured seven others on July 3.

STF arrests last accused in Bikru massacre

KANPUR(Uttar Pradesh):Ramu Bajpai, the last absconding aide of slain gangster Vikas Dubey was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) and district police in the Chaubeypur area of Kanpur on Monday.

Family collects gangster Dubey's ashes

KANPUR:Richa Dubey, widow of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, collected the ashes of her late husband from the Bhairon Ghat on Tuesday, where he was cremated almost five weeks ago.

Another Vikas Dubey aide arrested

KANPUR(Uttar Pradesh):Rajendra Mishra, another aide of gangster Vikas Dubey and father of slain Prabhat Mishra, who was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000, has been arrested from near a factory in Shivrajpur area.

Audio clip of conversation between cops minutes before Bikru ambush

LUCKNOW:Nearly a month after Kanpur's notorious gangster Vikas Dubey was put down in an encounter, an audio clip of a conversation between slain circle officer Devendra Mishra and Kanpur SP (Rural) Brijesh Srivastava has gone viral on the social media. They were part of the team that was ambushed and butchered by Dubey's men a week before his death.

Another Vikas Dubey aide arrested

KANPUR:The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Forces (STF) have arrested another aide of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, who had fired at the police team and tried to set the bodies ablaze after the Bikru ambush on July 3.

SIT report on slain gangster Dubey likely to be delayed

LUCKNOW:The report of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), set up to probe the Bikru massacre in which eight policemen were ambushed and killed on July 3, is likely to be delayed.

Gangster Act invoked against Vikas Dubey's financer

KANPUR:Businessman Jai Bajpai who was arrested in Kanpur on July 20 for helping slain gangster Vikas Dubey with arms and money, will now be booked under the Gangster Act.
According to a release by the Kanpur police, three brothers of Jai Bajpai -- Rajat Kant Bajpai, Ajay Kant Bajpai and Shobhit Bajpai -- are also being booked under the Gangster Act since they were also involved in the nefarious activities of their brother.

Close aide of Vikas Dubey surrenders in court

KANPUR:Gopal Saini, a close aide of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, surrendered before a special court in Kanpur Dehat, a government counsel said.

Yogi meets kin of Bikru massacre victims

LUCKNOW:Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, on Thursday, met the families of circle officer Devendra Mishra and station officer Mahesh Kumar Yadav, both of whom had been killed in the Bikru massacre in Kanpur on July 3.

Bikru accused to be booked under NSA

KANPUR:The Kanpur Police will invoke provisions of the National Security Act (NSA) against the accused in the Bikru incident, which claimed the lives of eight policemen and left several others injured in an ambush on July 3.

Police to attach property of Vikas Dubey's brother

KANPUR: The Kanpur police are now preparing to attach the property of Deep Prakash Dubey, brother of slain gangster Vikas Dubey.
The police have moved an application in the court to seek permission for attaching Deep's properties.

Vikas Dubey encounter: SC junks pleas to remove ex-UP DGP from probe panel

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Tuesday said cannot look at one part of the statement and question the integrity as it junked pleas to remove former Uttar Pradesh DGP K.L. Gupta as a member of the inquiry commission set up to probe the Vikas Dubey encounter case.

UP MLA fears threat to life by mining mafia lord

LUCKNOW:Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Yogesh Dhama has written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Director-General of state Police claiming he has been facing a threat to his life from notorious gangster Sunil Rathi, who is lodged in Delhi's Tihar jail in connection with the murder of another gangster Munna Bajrangi.

UP govt hands over Dubey aide case to I-T, ED

LUCKNOW:The Yogi Adityanath government has handed over to the Income Tax Department and the Enforcement Directorate a case related to alleged ill-gotten assets acquired by Jai Bajpai, an aide of slain gangster Vikas Dubey.

8-yr-old boy abducted from UP's Gonda recovered; 5 held

GONDA(Uttar Pradesh):After the failure in the Kanpur botched up kidnapping case of a lab technician, Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday heaved a sigh of relief as they managed to save an 8-year-old boy who was abducted from Gonda. The STF team after a brief encounter with the kidnappers early on Saturday recovered the child and arrested five kidnappers, including a woman.

Another Vikas Dubey accomplice arrested

KANPUR:The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) has arrested Shivam Dubey, another aide of slain gangster Vikas Dubey who killed eight policemen in an ambush on July 3 in Bikru village.

Dubey aide Jai Bajpai booked

KANPUR: Slain gangster Vikas Dubey's aide Jai Bajpai has been found using a fake secretariat pass with MLA written on it for his luxury vehicle. Bajpai has been booked.

SC nod for 3-member judicial panel to probe Vikas Dubey encounter

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the appointment of a three-member inquiry commission headed by former top court judge Justice B.S. Chauhan into the encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey, and asked it to submit the report within two months to the court and the Uttar Pradesh government.

Vikas Dubey's mother asks younger son to surrender

LUCKNOW:Gangster Vikas Dubey's mother, Sarla Dubey, has appealed to her younger son, Deep Prakash Dubey, to surrender to the police.

Cops used Vikas Dubey: Wife

LUCKNOW:Twelve days after notorious Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in a police encounter, his wife Richa Dubey has expressed faith in the judicial system and said she is confident of getting justice for her husband, who was "used and destroyed" by the police.

UP govt announces Rs 20K reward on Vikas Dubey's brother

LUCKNOW:The Yogi Adityanath government has announced a reward of Rs 20,000 on Deep Prakash Dubey, the brother of slain gangster Vikas Dubey.
Deep Prakash Dubey has been absconding since July 3 when the massacre took place in Bikru village of Kanpur district in which eight policemen were shot dead by Dubey and his gang.

Appalled Vikas Dubey was on bail despite so many cases: SC

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Monday told the Uttar Pradesh government that it was "appalled" that gangster Vikas Dubey was released on bail despite so many cases registered against him, adding that it showcased the "institutional failure" to keep someone like him behind the bars.

Gangster Vikas Dubey died of 'haemorrhage, shock': Autopsy

KANPUR: The post-mortem report of gangster Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the ambush and murder of eight police officials in Bikru village, has revealed that Dubey died due to 'haemorrhage and shock' due to ante-mortem firearm injuries.

Vikas Dubey's financier arrested in Kanpur

KANPUR:Kanpur businessman Jai Bajpai, allegedly the financier of gangster Vikas Dubey, was arrested late on Sunday night for providing ammunition that was used in the Bikru village encounter that left eight policemen dead on July 3.

Vikas Dubey didn't surrender: UP police to SC

NEW DELHI:The Uttar Pradesh Police have informed the Supreme Court that gangster Vikas Dubey did not surrender after the Ujjain police verified his identity and took him into custody. Later, this information was shared with the UP police.

Cops fired at Vikas Dubey in self defence: UP govt to SC

NEW DELHI:The Uttar Pradesh government has informed the Supreme Court that the UP Police fired back at gangster Vikas Dubey in self defence after he tried to escape and that this case is diametrically different from the Hyderabad encounter case.

Cong may see troubles in UP as Jitin Prasada backs Pilot

LUCKNOW:At a time when the Congress is dealing with shockwaves in Rajasthan generated by Sachin Pilot's rebel leading to his dismissal from the party fold as well as Deputy Chief Minister post, the party may see troubles in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh as well.

VHP, Bajran Dal men booked for protest inside police station

ALIGARH(UP):The Aligarh police, on Tuesday, booked 116 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajrang Dal for allegedly staging an illegal protest and chanting 'Hanuman Chalisa' inside the police station, while demanding the arrest of BSP councillor, Saddam Hussein, for his controversial Facebook post on the Mahakaal temple in Ujjain.

Allahabad HC dismisses plea for probe into Dubey encounter

LUCKNOW: The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a judicial inquiry into the encounter death of gangster Vikas Dubey.

Punjab CM rules out Haryana type quota for Punjabis in jobs, says "It is unconstitutional"

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday ruled out quota for the state’s youth in jobs, on the lines of Haryana, and said he did not think the neighbouring state’s recent decision in this regard would stand judicial scrutiny.

UP STF 'script' goes wrong, questions abound over 'encounter'

LUCKNOW: "The Special Task Force (STF) now has very bad script writers and the Vikas Dubey story proves it. Why would someone, who had surrendered on Thursday in Madhya Pradesh to escape being killed, try to escape on Friday," said a senior police officer, who has been one of the founding officers of the STF in Uttar Pradesh.

Culprit killed, what about those who gave patronage: Priyanka

LUCKNOW: The opposition parties on Friday slammed the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over the encounter of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey, while being brought back to the state from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain.

Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in police encounter

KANPUR: Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed on Friday morning after being critically injured in an alleged shootout with STF officials. He was shot when he reportedly tried to flee, following a road accident in which the vehicle he was travelling in overturned.