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8 Indian Cops Killed In Bid To Arrest Wanted Criminal Vikas Dubey

NEW DELHI: At least 8 Indian policemen were killed and several injured in their attempt to arrest one of the most wanted criminal Vikas Dubey in Kanpur.

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According to information gathered by the Regional Telegraph, Vikas Dubey is wanted in over 60 cases of murder, including a murder charge for the killing of Santosh Shukla, a former UP minister in the Rajnath Singh government, inside a police station in 2001, robberies etc. The police party which went to arrest him team was ambushed around 1 am on Friday during search operation.

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A police officer of the rank of deputy superintendent of police, three sub inspectors & 4 constables were killed in a village in Kanpur amid indiscriminate firing by the criminals.

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File Pic: DSP Devendra Mishra

Those killed in action include DSP Devendra Mishra, Shivrajpur Station Officer Mahesh Yadav, a sub-inspector and constables.

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Senior police officials have reached the spot in Kanpur and a combing operation was underway till the filing of this report.

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