- Minister of State Santosh Shukla was killed in Shivli police station in 2001, Vikas Dubey was the principle accused, acquitted because of lack of proof.
- SIT President Sanjay Bhusareddy summoned the file of homicide within the police station, questioned Shukla’s brother.
Day by day newspaper
Jul 13, 2020, 11:10 AM IST
Kanpur. There might be a recent investigation into the homicide of Minister of State Santosh Shukla at Shivli police station in Kanpur 19 years in the past. The SIT, shaped to analyze the Kanpur shootout, has indicated the identical on Sunday evening. The SIT has satisfied Santosh Shukla’s brother Manoj Shukla that Vikas Dubey, the principle accused within the homicide of the Minister of State, has reached his finish. However his responsible colleagues might be punished severely. Manoj Shukla has been referred to as to Lucknow.
The brother of the Minister of State mentioned – In case you enchantment once more, punishment could be achieved
In reality, the SIT has been shaped beneath the chairmanship of Extra Chief Secretary Sanjay Bhusreddy to analyze the Kanpur shootout. It has ADG Hariram Sharma and DIG J Ravindra Gaur as its members. The three officers reached Bikaru village on Sunday. After this, the mud of the Shivli police station was faraway from the information of Minister of State Santosh Shukla homicide case. Policemen had been additionally questioned.
SIT President Bhusreddy questioned on seeing the file that the Minister of State was killed contained in the police station, but Vikas Dubey was not punished? He instructed that the workforce will examine each facet of this case. The workforce questioned Manoj Shukla, brother of the Minister of State. Manoj mentioned that Vikas and his companions had been acquitted as a result of reversal of some witnesses. If there’s a recent enchantment and proof is introduced, then there could be punishment in that case. He mentioned that the SIT has assured that he’ll make the matter identified on the governance degree.
Farmers expressed ache at Circuit Home
The SIT additionally spoke to the farmers of Bikaru village and the villages round it at Circuit Home. Rampratap Singh, a farmer of Chandrika village, says that about 16 years in the past, Vikas Dubey’s bookkeeper got here and took two and a half thousand bora potatoes from him and a few dozen farmers and saved them within the chilly storage of Chaubepur. It was determined to present the cash on the fee of 2 hundred and fifty rupees per sack (85 kg). When the farmers got here to the bookkeeper to take the cash, he mentioned that they have no idea, the potatoes had been ordered by Vikas Dubey. Additionally, you will get a tablet with cash, so inform me if you need. On this, the farmers returned fearfully.
In 2001, the minister of state was murdered within the police station
Vikas was a resident of Bikaru village of Chaubepur police station space of Kanpur countryside. He created a gang of miscreants and had change into the kingpin himself. Kanpur had been committing crimes like theft, theft and homicide until town and countryside. In 2000, he killed Siddheshwar Pandey, assistant supervisor of Tarachand Inter Faculty in Shivli. It took life imprisonment. Got here out on bail from higher courtroom. After coming into the Shivli police station in 2001, he shot and killed BJP chief Santosh Shukla, who was the chairman of the Labor Contract Board and the Minister of State standing. Vikas was acquitted if witnesses weren’t discovered. Other than this, Vikas was additionally accused within the 2004 homicide of cable businessman Dinesh Dubey. It was from jail that he received the election of Nagar Panchayat from Shivrajpur. There was additionally a reward of 5 lakhs on the arrest of Vikas Dubey. Dubey had 60 felony circumstances registered.
5 encounters together with improvement
On July 2, eight policemen, together with the CO, had been killed by gangster Vikas Dubey and his accomplices after attacking a police celebration that had gone to a bully in Bikaru village. Accused Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter at Bhaunti, 17 km earlier than Kanpur on the morning of 10 July. Earlier on July 9, his shut Prabhat Jha had an encounter in Kanpur and Baua Dubey had an encounter in Etawah. Vikas’s proper hand and sharp shooter Amar Dubey was killed in Hamirpur on eight July. Earlier, Vikas’s maternal uncle Prem Prakash Pandey and affiliate Atul Dubey had an encounter on three July itself.