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Vikas Dube: Supreme Court hearing over Vikas Dubey encounter over, instructions given to UP government



Kanpur/New Delhi: The hearing on petitions seeking redress, including the creation of a commission to investigate the death by encounter of mobster Vikas Dubey and others, ended on Friday. The Supreme Court ordered the UP government to take action in accordance with the panel’s recommendations.

A bench consisting of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Krishna Murari and Justice Hima Kohli also led the Chouhan report. The bench said the report by the three-member investigative team led by Supreme Court Justice (Retired) BS Chauhan would be made public and uploaded to its website.

Judge Chauhan’s panel, in its report, said there was no doubt about the police version of the death of mobster Dubey and other members of his gang during an encounter after the Bikru incident. in Kanpur in July 2020, as there is no doubt in the general public or in the media None of the people disputed the police claim and no evidence to deny it has been filed.

Lawyer Ghanshyam Upadhyay had filed a petition calling for the reconstitution of the commission of inquiry to investigate the encounter involving Dubey and others. On August 19, 2020, the Supreme Court rejected a motion for cassation by the judicial commission.

Eight police officers were killed on the night of July 3, 2020, while on their way to arrest Vikas Dubey, and were attacked in Bikru village of Chaubepur area of ​​Kanpur. Police said Dubey was killed during an encounter with police on the morning of July 10, 2020, when a police vehicle transporting him from Ujjain to Kanpur crashed and tried to flee the scene.