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Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in encounter, a day after the arrest

UP, July 10, 2020: UP gangster Vikas Dubey, who was arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain on Thursday, has been killed in an encounter, the police confirmed early on Friday, 10 July.


Earlier, news agency ANI reported that one of the vehicles part of the convoy of the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) that was bringing back Dubey from Madhya Pradesh to Kanpur had overturned.

Dubey, the prime accused in the encounter and ambush in Kanpur that left eight cops dead last week, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain on Thursday.

Dubey is a well-known criminal with political links, with over 60 cases of murder, kidnapping, extortion and rioting in his name.