As the manhunt for notorious history-sheeter Vikas Dubey continues across three states, the gangster was reportedly spotted in Delhi on Wednesday and the entire Delhi Police is on alert. The police had raided some places in Najafgarh area in south-west Delhi but no specific location is known. A special unit of the police had got some tips.
Dubey is the main accused in the ambush in Bikru village in Chaubeypur area of Kanpur in which eight policemen were killed on July 3. The dreaded history-sheeter has not been arrested even though five days have passed since the incident took place.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday increased the reward on any information leading to the arrest of Dubey from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh. “Cash reward for the arrest of Vikas Dubey has been increased to Rs 5 lakh. It would be given to those providing information about him,” Additional Chief Secretary, Awanish Kumar Awasthi said. The Faridabad Police will hold a press statement in the case 6 pm.
The Uttar Pradesh administration has instructed all the hotels in Ghaziabad and Noida to immediately inform the local police station about the stay of each guest.
Three of his aides–Prabhat, Ankur and Shravan–were arrested from Haryana’s Faridabad where the gangster was reportedly present on July 7. Prabhat will be taken to Kanpur on transit remand by the Uttar Pradesh Police and within 24 hours, he will be produced before the court in Kanpur. Ankur and Shravan were sent to judicial custody b