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.
The Uttar Pradesh Police’s Special Task Force (STF) has made clear its special task. Encounter killings. This has been happening for a while, though it has gained notoriety and profile in the recent past, with the killing of another gangster, Vikas Dubey.