The reward for the arrest of the prime accused Vikas Dubey, involved in killing eight UP cops, who is now on the run has been increased from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh . Vikas Dubey and has been absconding since the incident, where eight Policemen were shot dead by criminals.
Meanwhile , the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) gunned down a close aide — Amar Dubey — of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey. STF IG Amitabh Yash said Amar Dubey was killed in an encounter in Hamirpur district.
According to report by CNN-IBN , Dubey has been ‘spotted’ at a hotel in Haryana’s Faridabad. According to sources, police have conducted a raid at the hotel and have taken three people into custody, who are now being interrogated.
A source said that Dubey had reached Faridabad and was trying to get a hotel room but he could not get it because of lack of documents. He was captured on CCTV of the hotel .
More than 25 teams have been formed by the UP Police to nab the history-sheeter Vikas Dubey who was yet to be apprehended.