The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the petition of Richa Dubey, wife of main accused Vikas Dubey in Kanpur Bikru case where she sought quashing of the FIR lodged against her. However, the court allowed Richa Dubey to file a bail petition after surrendering; giving seven days time to surrender.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a bail plea filed by Khushi Dubey, minor wife of Amar Dubey, an accused in the Bikru encounter, wherein gangster Vikas Dubey and his accomplices had killed eight police officials on the night of July 2, 2020.
The investigating committee found no credible witness who has come forward to say anything against the police on record. Even family members of Dubey have not come forward to put any doubtful comment on UP Police's actions.
Today, the Uttar Pradesh Police have registered fresh FIRs against nine people, including slain gangster Vikas Dubey's brother and wife, for obtaining arms license by using fake documents. FIR has also been registered for obtaining SIM cards on someone else's ID.
The killing of gangster Rakesh Pandey once again turns the spotlight on the police taking the law into its own hands during encounters, ignoring the guidelines laid down by the apex court for investigating such cases.
The Supreme Court today rejected a plea that questioned the appointment of retired Supreme Court judge, Justice B.S. Chauhan, as head of the 3-member commission constituted to probe into the encounter killing of gangster Vikas Dubey.