Vikas Dubey the most wanted UP gangster shot dead around 7 AM in the morning on July 10th.
was wanted as he was involved in the killing of eight policemen in an ambush on July 3. He succumbed to death in an encounter after he tried to escape from police custody while being taken from Madhya Pradesh to Uttar Pradesh by the Special Task Force (STF).
Reports said the incident took place at 7 am, near Barra area, of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The vehicle in which Vikas was seated overturned after skidding on the road due to heavy rain when the police convoy reached the Barra police circle. Vikas and two other policemen were injured in the accident.
But when he was taken out of the vehicle, Vikas snatched a rifle from an STF personnel and tried to open fire, said a Times of India report quoting sources. Vikas was injured in the retaliatory firing. He was reportedly taken to Hallet Hospital for treatment but succumbed to his injuries.