Vikas Dubey, the notorious criminal who carries a reward of Rs 2.5 lakh, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, was arrested on Thursday at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, an official said.
Vikas Dubey was going to Ujjain Mahakal temple when he was identified by security personnel. Police were informed, he confessed his identity after being pushed for it. He has been apprehended by police & interrogation is underway, said Ujjain Collector Ashish Singh.
Eight policemen, including a deputy superintendent of police, were ambushed in Bikru village in the Chaubeypur area of Kanpur, where they had gone to arrest Vikas Dubey and fell to bullets fired from rooftops last Friday.