Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed after being critically injured in an alleged shootout with STF officials. Vikas was shot when he reportedly tried to flee, following a road accident in which the vehicle he was travelling in overturned. Dubey was taken to the emergency ward of the Hallett Hospital in blood-soaked condition. SSP Kanpur Dinesh Kumar said that the doctors have confirmed the death of Vikas Dubey. As media persons converged at the hospital, the gates were closed and STF officials refused to comment on the developments. (Image: Special Arrangement)
Policemen at the site of Vikas Dubey's encounter. (ANI)
The crowd gathered near Vikas Dubey's encounter site. (ANI)
According to reports, as the convoy bringing Dubey from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain reached Bhauti area under Barra police circle in Kanpur on Friday morning, the vehicle in which Vikas was seated, overturned after skidding on the road due to heavy rain. Vikas, along with two other police personnel in the vehicle, was injured in the accident.
The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police took custody of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain and flew back to Lucknow.
Dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey, who has been on the run for nearly a week after the killing of eight police personnel in Kanpur, was finally arrested from inside the Mahakaal temple in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. (PTI)