Kanpur Latest News: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced Rs 1 crore ex-gratia to kin of policemen killed during a raid at criminal Vikas Dubey’s residence in Kanpur. “In Kanpur encounter, our 8 policemen lost their lives and 2 criminals died. Sacrifice of our policemen won’t go in vain. People responsible for this, won’t be spared. Government will provide an ex-gratia of Rs 1 crore each to kin of deceased, pension and government job,” he said after paying floral tributes to the slain cops in Kanpur. Earlier on Thursday night, 8 police personnel including a deputy superintendent of police, were killed and seven others injured in an encounter with criminals in Kanpur. The encounter took place when a police team was approaching to arrest Vikas Dubey, a history-sheeter facing 60 criminal cases, in Dikru village under the Chaubeypur police station. During combing operation, police neutralised two criminals. Meanwhile, the Samajwadi Party led by Akhilesh Yadav said the state has become “Hatya Pradesh”. “In ‘rogi sarkar’ ‘jungleraj’, UP has become ‘hatya pradesh’, wherein Kanpur criminals patronised by those in power attacked policemen killing eight of them,” the party said in a tweet.