Ujjain: In a major breakthrough for Uttar Pradesh Police, wanted criminal Vikas Dubey, who is responsible for the deaths of eight cops last week, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.
On the run since Friday, Dubey was being chased by a Special Task Force of UP.
He spent a brief time at a Faridabad hotel but managed to escape before cops arrived.
Dubey, a notorious criminal accused of multiple murders, kidnappings, had a narrow escape when cops arrived in Bikru village to arrest him. Aware of the raid, he planned an ambush wherein his henchmen fired at the search party from the rooftop.
Eight cops, including a DSP, were martyred in the sensational shootout.
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