The prime accused in the killing of eight policemen in the kanpur encounter Vikas Dubey was finally arrested in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, an official said.
“Vikas Dubey, the main accused in Kanpur encounter case, has been arrested at a police station in Ujjain,” said UP government sources.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan called Yogi Adityanath ensuring safe handover of criminal Vikas Dubey following his arrest Ujjain district.
Shyamu Bajpai, also an aide to Dubey, has been arrested by Chaubeypur police following an encounter. He carried a reward of Rs 25,000. Uttar Pradesh’s Special Task Force had gunned down Vikas Dubey’s close aide Amar Dubey in Hamirpur district, earlier.