Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday arrested two more people from Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior in connection with the killings of eight policemen in Kanpur by gangster Vikas Dubey and his men on July 3, said officials.
Vikas Dubey was shot dead on Friday morning after what the police have said was an escape attempt after a road accident near Kanpur city.
They said the two Gwalior residents were arrested for harbouring two members of Vikas Dubey’s gang for more than four days before they moved to another hideout.
JN Singh, additional director general (ADG) of police of Kanpur Zone, said the two men have been identified as Om Prakash Pandey and Anil Pandey.
Singh said they allowed Shashi Kant Pandey alias Sonu and Shivam Dubey, accused in Kanpur cops’ killing case, to stay at their homes despite being well aware that the UP police are in their search.
He said the two carry a reward of Rs 50,000 each for their head and are among the list of 21 active members of Vikas Dubey’s gang released earlier.
The senior official said the two Gwalior residents have been booke