Kanpur: A purported WhatsApp dialog and audio clip of slain Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey and BJP chief Subodh Tiwari has gone viral on social media. The gangster had approached the BJP chief after the surprising July 3 Kanpur ambush and sought Rs 20 lakh from him.
In the WhatsApp chats that has been circulated on social media, the dreaded gangster is seen asking the BJP chief to rearrange Rs 20 lakh, few pairs of black coat and trousers together with footwear of his dimension, and prepare for his give up. In return, the gangster guarantees to present the BJP chief land in Kanpur and vows to double the quantity inside 48 hours whereas additionally assuring him all assist in return.
The gangster requested the chief to rearrange 4 pairs of black coat and trousers (dimension 40) and black footwear (dimension quantity 8) for him. “I may appear the day after tomorrow,” the gangster wrote in one of many chats, resulting in opinion that he was planning to give up himself earlier than the courtroom within the get-up of a lawyer.
The title of Samajwadi chief Irfan Solanki has additionally appeared within the case. Zee News, nonetheless, would not declare the authenticity of the WhatsApp dialog.
Reacting to the leaked dialog, BJP chief Subodh Tiwari stated he had shared the WhatsApp chat and name particulars with Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF).
He stated he would not affirm that the particular person on the opposite facet of the dialog was Vikas Dubey. The BJP chief additionally expressed his fear for all times for the chat dialog going viral on social media and requested safety. “I had informed about Vikas Dubey’s message on my WhatsApp to the STF and I cooperated with them completely so that the gangster gets arrested. I have no idea how the conversation got leaked and is now everywhere on the Internet. I fear for my life,” he stated.
The BJP chief stated that he was in contact with the gangster for nearly Three days, and claimed that he continued speaking to the gangster on the behest of the police. He stated that after a number of days when police officers instructed him that nothing was popping out within the case, he had put the quantity on the blacklist.
On the opposite hand, SP chief Irfan Solanki too clarified about his position in reference to Vikas Dubey case and stated he had nothing to do with the gangster nor have ever visited the Bikru village. He, nonetheless, admitted to having met BJP chief Subodh Tiwari. Solanki demanded an inquiry into the viral WhatsApp chat and accused BJP of falsely implicating him below a conspiracy.
Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter on the morning of July 10 when he tried to flee from police custody after a police automobile carrying him from Ujjain to Kanpur met with an accident. Prior to Dubey’s encounter, 5 of his associates had been killed in separate encounters.