Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, July 3
Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel is facing at least 60 criminal cases in Dikru village under the Chaubeypur police station.
Dubey is also accused of killing Santosh Shukla, a Minister of State-rank BJP leader, inside a police station in 2001.
Other cases registered against him are murder, robberies and kidnappings.
Dubey is said to have owned about half a dozen properties in the village and wielded tremendous clout in the region as well as in the corridors of power.
Eight police personnel, including a DSP, were gunned down in the village on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, no one in the village admitted to knowing Vikas Dubey personally or having seen him.
Seven others, including a civilian, were injured in the attack from a rooftop on a police team after it entered Bikru village past Thursday midnight to arrest Vikas Dubey.
The attackers fled, snatching weapons from the dead and the wounded policemen.
Dubey carries a reward of Rs 25,000 for his arrest.
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