Vikas Dubey: Caught alive, brought dead | India News

KANPUR: Precisely per week after killing 8 police officers in a guerrilla-style ambush on a police crew that had entered his lair to arrest him, UP gangster Vikas Dubey met his finish on Friday in conventional “come upon” style – on a rain-drenched freeway, following a automobile coincidence that, in line with the police, gave him the chance to seize a gun from an STF commando, open hearth and run, simplest to be introduced down with 3 pictures to his chest and one in an arm.
Arrested in Ujjain on Thursday, the 48-year-old gangster used to be being delivered to Kanpur in a single day in a three-vehicle police convoy when the Mahindra TUV he used to be in skidded and toppled over slightly 22km forward of the Kanpur village from the place he had fled right away after the July Three massacre.
Police mentioned Dubey, the don of Bikru whose notoriety prolonged a ways past the village the place his profession in crime began, used to be shot lifeless within the Sachendi house, 10km from the district headquarters. Kanpur SSP Dinesh Kumar Prabhu mentioned the car sporting Dubey used to be dashing to stick forward of the opposite automobiles in the back of the convoy when it swerved previous a buffalo herd amid pounding rain and overturned.
Dubey then wriggled out of the car and allegedly pounced on an STF commando to seize his gun. “He opened hearth ahead of seeking to run away. 4 participants of the 18-strong UP Police crew escorting him have been injured within the melee,” mentioned ADG (legislation and order) Prashant Kumar. All 4 police officers are reported to be in solid situation.
After being shot 4 occasions whilst seeking to run away, Dubey’s blood-splattered frame used to be taken to Kanpur’s Lala Lajpat Rai Health facility, the place medical doctors declared him lifeless on arrival, the police mentioned. Throughout the gangster’s funeral at Bhairavghat at the banks of the Ganga in Kanpur, Dubey’s spouse Richa instructed journalists, “I will be able to select up the gun to deliver justice to my cherished husband.”

A few of the many unanswered questions concerning the cases of Dubey’s loss of life is concerning the media contingent in the back of the convoy being stopped for a “police take a look at” slightly 600m forward of the spot on Panki Highway the place the coincidence and the following “shootout” happened.
Simply 15 mins later, gunshots have been heard. There used to be additionally no readability on whether or not any of the injured police team of workers used to be wounded within the alleged firing through Dubey. The 4 police officers, together with two STF commandos, have been admitted to Lala Lajpat Rai Health facility.
Senior police officers, together with ADG (Kanpur zone) JN Singh, IG (Kanpur) Mohit Agarwal and SSP Prabhu visited the health facility to investigate about their situation. Dr RB Kamal, who handled the injured police officers, mentioned, “The situation of the police officers is solid. Bullets grazed their chests.”
Dubey were passed over to the STF on Thursday inside of hours of his dramatic look and arrest on the Mahakaal temple in Ujjain. Dubey were at the run since July 3, traversing 4 states undetected ahead of coming into MP. Within the interregnum, 3 of his aides have been arrested and 5 killed in separate encounters.