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Prashant Bhushan raises questions about Vikas Dubey's 'encounter', Tajinder Bagga says 'PIL Daal Le'

09:52 AM Jul 10, 2020 | FPJ Web Desk

Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan on Friday reacted to the encounter killing of Vikas Dubey, alleging that the incident ensured he didn't reveal his nexus with top politicians.

"Vikas Dubey killed 8 UP police&escaped. He roamed 4 States in next 5 days, then surrendered publicly in Ujjain temple to avoid being 'encountered'. After UP police got hold of him, their car carrying him overturns&he is 'encountered'! So he doesn't reveal nexus with top Politicos (sic)," Bhushan tweeted.

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In response, Delhi BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga told him to file a PIL. "PIL daal le, tera to Dhandha hai ye (File a PIL. It's your job)," Bagga tweeted.

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Dubey, who was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on Thursday morning, was killed in an encounter on Friday after a police vehicle carrying him from Ujjain to Kanpur met with an accident and he tried to escape from the spot, a senior police official said.

Inspector General of Police (Kanpur) Mohit Agarwal said Dubey was killed in the encounter after he tried to flee from the spot following the road accident at Barra area in Kanpur.

ADG Kanpur range, J N Singh said, "Dubey was injured in the encounter and he was declared dead in the hospital." After the accident, Dubey snatched the pistol of an STF personnel and tried to flee but was surrounded by the police team and he was injured in an exchange of fire. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared dead.

Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on Thursday. He was spotted at the town's famous Mahakal temple by the security guards, who informed the police.

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