Failure of institution that person like gangster Vikas Dubey got bail, says SC

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Failure of institution that person like gangster Vikas Dubey got bail, says SC


NEW DELHI:The Supreme CourtMonday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to consider adding aformer apex court judgeand a retired police officer in the inquiry committee which is probing theencounterofgangster Vikas Dubey.

The top court also said it was “appalled” that the gangster got bail despite so many cases against him.A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, hearing a batch of pleas seeking court-monitored probe into the encounters of Dubey and his alleged associates, told the Uttar Pradesh government that they have to “uphold rule of law”.“You as a state have to uphold the rule of law. It is your duty to do so,” the top court said.The bench said it cannot spare a sitting top court judge to become a part of the inquiry committee.“We are appalled to the fact that a person like Vikas Vikas Dubey got the bail despite so many cases,” the bench said.“This is the failure of the institution and the person, who should have been behind the bars, got bail,” the bench observed during the hearing which is going on.The SC asked the UP government to produce draft notification containing names of the retired SC judge and ex-DGP. “We will approve the names,” the CJI said.The UP government agreed to produce the draft notification day after tomorrow.Eight policemen, including DSP Devendra Mishra, were ambushed in Bikru village in Chaubeypur area of Kanpur when the

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