KANPUR: Stepping up the heat on the
gang with two encounters in six hours and multiple arrests, UP Police on Wednesday shot dead a nephew of the fugitive don who was known to be his shadow and recaptured another aide and three others when they tried to shoot and scoot during a search for an ammunition dump inside a forest close to where eight cops had been killed last Friday.
Later in the day, the STF picked up Dubey’s brother-in-law and childhood friend Raju Khullar, alias Gyanendra, from MP’s Shahdol. Khullar’s son, Adarsh, had been picked up days ago but the arrest wasn’t made public until after his father was detained.
Amar Dubey, the most-wanted gangster’s nephew and bodyguard, was killed during a shootout at Hamirpur in UP’s Bundelkhand region, bordering MP, ADG Prashant Kumar said. An STF member and a constable were injured in the exchange of fire that took place on Maudaha Road, where Amar had been intercepted based on a tip-off by three accomplices nabbed from a hotel in Haryana’s Faridabad late on Tuesday.
Married nine days ago to a girl whose family gave their consent at gunpoint, Amar had been on the run since the ambush on a police contingent that had gone to Bikru village near Kanpur on Friday to arrest his boss and uncle. There was a rewa