Gangster Vikas Dubey dies in police encounter.
Gangster Vikas Dubey dies in police encounter while trying to flee from police custody. The police vehicle in which the UP STF was taking Vikas Dubey to Kanpur met with an accident early morning. Vikas Dubey the killer of 8 Kanpur cops was on the run and was arrested yesterday from Mahakal temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.
The police vehicle taking Vikas Dubey was just an hour short of Kanpur when the vehicle overturned on the highway. The highway was slick with rain due to which the police vehicle got into an accident. Taking advantage of the situation Vikas Dubey snatched the gun from one of the STF commandos and tried to escape from custody.
“Vikas Dubey tried to run after snatching a pistol of an injured policeman. The police surrounded him from all four sides and tried to make him surrender, but he fired at the police. In self-defence, police fired two bullets at Dubey injuring him,” says Kanpur SP, Anil Kumar.
According to Kanpur IG, Mohit Agarwal four policemen including Vikas Dubey got injured in the accident. After snatching a pistol from the STF officer, Vikas fired on the police personnel. In the cross-firing from the police Vikas Dubey was injured and was rushed to the hospital. The hospital officials declared him dead.
Questions on encounter.
After Vikas Dubey’s encounter a lot of questions are being raised on the encounter. Was it a planned encounter? How did Vikas Dubey escape from the overturned police vehicle? Was Vikas Dubey in handcuffs not? The opposition is also raising questions on the early morning encounter of Vikas Dubey.
According to reports, vehicles of media persons and other vehicles were stopped at the Sachendi area before the encounter. This is raising suspicion as why the authorities stopped the vehicles. The gangster Vikas Dubey was arrested yesterday from Madhya Pradesh who was on the run.
The UP police officials have not given any direct answer to many questions of the media. The officials say that they will answer all the questions in a press conference. None of the authorities are giving any clear answer about the sudden encounter of the gangster.
Priyanka Gandhi also tweets asking what will happen to those giving shelter to these gangsters. “Gangster Vikas Dubey is dead. But what about those giving shelter to these gangsters.” Akhilesh Yadav also raises question on the encounter. He tweets, “actually the car hasn’t overturned, the government has been saved from being overturned because of secrets.”