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05 Feb 2023, 22:19 HRS IST
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  • Timeline: From ambush to encounter

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19:51 HRS IST

Kanpur, Jul 10 (PTI) Gangster Vikas Dubey was shot dead on Friday, a week after he allegedly masterminded an ambush at his village here in which eight policemen were killed. The timeline:

July 3

* Eight police personnel, including a DSP, gunned down in Bikru village near Kanpur allegedly by the henchmen of gangster Vikas Dubey.

*Hours later, Vikas Dubey's two accomplices also killed in an encounter.

July 4

*UP Police suspends Chaubeypur station officer Vinay Tiwari, suspected of tipping off Dubey about a raid to arrest him.

*Vikas Dubey's house in Bikru village razed under police presence.

July 5

*Vikas Dubey's aide Dayashankar Agnihotri arrested in a pre-dawn encounter in Kanpur.

July 6

*UP Police suspends three more of their men.

*UP Police says they are probing allegations in a letter purportedly written by slain DSP Devendra Mishra, alleging links between Vinay Tiwari and Dubey.

July 7

*All 68 personnel of the Chaubeypur police station shunted to the reserve police line.

*Three more people linked with Dubey arrested.

*DIG Anant Deo, a former Kanpur Nagar SSP, transferred to the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) in Moradabad.

July 8

*Police shoot dead an aide of gangster Vikas Dubey and arrest six other alleged accomplices.

*Two suspended sub inspectors, Vinay Tiwari and Bikru beat in-charge K K Sharma, also arrested.

*UP STF detains Vikas Dubey's brother-in-law Raju Nigam in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol district.

July 9

*Madhya Pradesh police arrest Vikas Dubey outside Mahakal temple in Ujjain, hand him over to UP Police.

*Dubey's aides Prabhat and Praveen shot dead in separate encounters in UP.

* Dubey's wife, son and a help held by the Uttar Pradesh police for questioning.

July 10

*Vikas Dubey shot dead on the outskirts of Kanpur. Police say he was trying to escape from custody.

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