Kanpur: History-sheeter Vikas arrested from the Mahakal temple in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain yesterday, has been killed in an encounter on Friday morning.
According to reports, one of the vehicles of the convoy of Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) was bringing back gangster Vikas Dubey from Madhya Pradesh to Kanpur overturned after skidding on the road due to heavy rains.
Following this, Vikas allegedly tried to escape from police custody. He snatched a rifle from the STF team and tried to fire at the police. Police shot him dead in retaliatory firing.
Dubey was the main accused in the killing of eight UP Police personnel. He was on the run for nearly a week.