In a major development on Friday morning, gangster Vikas Dubey has been killed in an encounter, after his car turned turtle as he reached Kanpur. The gangster attempted to flee and snatched the weapon of a Policeman, after which he was shot dead by Police in an encounter. Kanpur IG Mohit Agarwal confirmed that he was declared dead as he was brought to the hospital.
SP Kanpur West also confirmed that Gangster Vikas Dubey attempted to flee after the car overturned. “Police tried to make him surrender, during which he fired at the policemen. He was injured in retaliatory firing by police. He was later rushed to the hospital,” SP said. Four Policemen are also injured.
The statement of Kanpur police states: “While bringing Vikas Dubey from Ujjain, police vehicle overturned near Kanpur Nagar Bhaunti, due to which the accused and police personnel sitting in it were injured. Vikas Dubey tried to escape by snatching the pistol of the injured policeman. Police team chased him and surrounded and asked him to surrender, but he started firing on the police team. The police fired in self-defence, and Vikas Dubey got injured. He was taken to hospital, where accused Vikas Dubey died during treatment.”
Gangster Vikas Dubey was nabbed in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh on July 9, six days after he and his associates killed 8 Policemen and injured 6 in the Kanpur encounter. The case was then handed over to the Uttar Pradesh STF after being produced before a UP court via video conference. He was then taken to Kanpur. As massive manhunt for Vikas Dubey began, Police has killed 5 of his associates in various encounters – Amar Dubey, Atul Dubey, Kartikeya Mishra alias Prabhat, Praveen Dubey alias Bauua, and Prem Pandey.
Vikas Dubey – a history-sheeter is facing 60 criminal cases and is the main accused of the Kanpur encounter on the intervening night of June 2 in which 8 UP Police personnel were killed and 6 were injured. When the police team…