Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh): The police have arrested Daya Shankar Agnihotri, an accomplice of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey in Kalyanpur right here.
Agnihotri was arrested within the wee hours of Sunday following an encounter final night time, mentioned Kanpur Police.
The police shot in Agnihotri’s leg. IG Zone Mohit Aggarwal had declared a reward of Rs 25,000 to seek out him.
The accused individual opened hearth on the police late final night time whereas police had been coming to arrest him.
Kanpur: Police have arrested Daya Shankar Agnihotri, an accomplice of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey in Kalyanpur. Agnihotri was arrested following an encounter final night time. pic.twitter.com/uLACXjyaUW
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Police have recovered a gun and cartridges from Agnihotri’s possession.
Dubey is the main accused within the Kanpur encounter case, wherein a gaggle of assailants opened hearth on a police workforce which was making an attempt to arrest a legal within the metropolis late on Thursday night time, a senior police official mentioned.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Police have elevated the prize cash from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh for the arrest of Dubey.
Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday mentioned that it’s going to seize unlawful properties and cash in Dubey’s financial institution accounts below the Gangsters Act, following which Lucknow Police seized the autos parked at his residence in Lucknow. (ANI)