There was an eerie silence outdoors the demolished home of gangster Vikas Dubey the place round 60 policemen are holding a hawk-eyed vigil after the information unfold that he was killed in an encounter on Friday.
The policemen, most of whom are deployed on each day shifts, have been sitting on picket beds underneath a Neem tree, watching a gentle stream of mediapersons arriving with quite a lot of questions.
However the scribes are welcomed with silence because the policemen and locals are unwilling to talk.
A damaged baseball bat, broken tractors, and a few two-wheelers and an SUV are seen as one enters the home utilizing a ramp — indicators of what it was earlier than the Kanpur administration demolished it on Saturday.
Some statuette of Lord Shiva, Parashurama, goddess Durga and Radha-Krishna are saved on an unused electrical tools underneath a Neem tree.
The partitions of the home lay demolished, and the barbed wire used for fencing are on the bottom with broken elements of autos throughout.
Among the many particles lies a brand new mattress in a room that has a ceiling fan mounted.
The home is round 18 km from Chaubeypur police station, the place a brand new station officer has taken over, after all of the policemen posted there have been eliminated after the Vikas Dubey gang ambushed and killed eight cops who went to arrest him.
The brand new SHO, nonetheless, politely refused to talk.
Finding Dubey’s home was not very troublesome as all people in neighbouring villages is aware of by now the place the dreaded prison lived within the space. They have been prepared to inform the path.
However, the scene at Dubey’s village Bikru was fairly reverse: individuals remained indoors and refused to talk about him and the killing of eight cops he was alleged to have masterminded.
Somalu (50), when requested in regards to the incident, mentioned that he’s from a neighbouring village, and is a labourer and doesn’t know a lot. When requested whether or not he has received any assist from Vikas Dubey, he mentioned, “No.” He refused to talk additional.
Canine barking at strangers and the cry of peacock break the cycle of silence and uneasy calm the village has witnessed over the previous few days.
Dubey was accused of masterminding an ambush at his Bikru village close to Kanpur on the evening of July 2. Eight policemen, together with DSP Devendra Mishra, have been killed, triggering a manhunt for him.
Madhya Pradesh police arrested him in Ujjain. He was being introduced again to Kanpur by UP police, who declare they shot him when he tried to flee.
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