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Vikas Dubey Encounter Updates: Hours before gangster's death, petition filed in SC predicting 'possible killing'

Vikas Dubey Encounter Updates: Advocate Ghanshyam Upadhyay had apprehended in his plea that there is a high possibility that Vikas Dubey will also be killed in a 'fake' encounter after his arrest from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh a day ago.

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Vikas Dubey Encounter Updates: Hours before gangster's death, petition filed in SC predicting 'possible killing'

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July 10, 2020 - 12:32 (IST)

Vikas Dubey had three bullet injuries on the chest, one on his arm: Kanpur hospital 

The condition of the three injured police personnel is stable, said Dr RB Kamal, Principal, LLR Hospital, Kanpur. "Bullets brushed by two of them. Vikas Dubey had three bullet injuries on the chest and one on his arm," said the doctor. 

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July 10, 2020 - 12:26 (IST)

Forensic team arrives at encounter site of Vikas Dubey's death in Kanpur

July 10, 2020 - 12:03 (IST)

Petition filed in SC predicting 'possible killing' of Vikas Dubey hours before encounter 

Day before Vikas Dubey's death on Friday morning, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court demanding urgent listing for action into the "possible killing" of the gangster by Uttar Pradesh Police. 

Advocate Ghanshyam Upadhyay had apprehended in his plea that there is a high possibility that Dubey will also be killed in a 'fake' encounter after his arrest from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh a day ago.

Upadhyay claimed that the UP Police was expected to "concoct the same story of encounter" for Dubey like it did when four of his associates were killed after the 2 July incident.

July 10, 2020 - 11:56 (IST)

Media personnel accompanying Vikas Dubey's convoy stopped before encounter 

Some of the media vehicles, who were following the convoy bringing back gangster Vikas Dubey from Madhya Pradesh, were stopped by police in Sachendi area of Kanpur before the encounter around 6.30 am. 

July 10, 2020 - 11:47 (IST)

Mayawati demands court-monitored probe in Vikas Dubey's death

BSP leader Mayawati has demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into Vikas Dubey's alleged encounter today morning. She said that only a fair probe into the circumstances leading to his death will help deliver true justice to the families of the policemen slain by Dubey's gang. 

July 10, 2020 - 11:36 (IST)

UP ADG Law and Order says Dubey tried to flee with police wepon, will issue statement soon

Uttar Pradesh ADG Law & Order Prashant Kumar said, "After the car overturned, Vikas Dubey tried to snatch a police weapon and attempted to flee after which there was retaliatory fire by the police, in which he was injured. He was declared dead after being taken to hospital. We will issue an official statement soon."

July 10, 2020 - 11:10 (IST)

Plea in SC seeking CBI probe in killing of Vikas Dubey's aides in 'encounters', says report

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court on Friday seeking CBI probe into the killing of five of Vikas Dubey’s aides by the Uttar Pradesh Police, reported Hindustan Times.

The plea, which was filed before Dubey was killed on Friday in an alleged encounter, also raised concerns that the gangster from Uttar Pradesh too might suffer the same fate.

"Killing of accused by police in the name of encounter is against the rule of law and serious violation of human right and this is nothing short of Talibanisation of the country," the petition stated.

July 10, 2020 - 11:05 (IST)

'Proud of UP Police', says father of cop killed in Kanpur's Bikru village

Father of constable Jitendra Pal Singh who lost his life in an encounter at Bikru village in Kanpur last Friday, said he was proud of the Uttar Pradesh Police for "bringing solace to his soul."

July 10, 2020 - 10:45 (IST)

Law has taken its course, says MP home minister 

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said, "Law has taken its course. It could be a matter of regret and disappointment for those who raised questions on Vikas Dubey's arrest on Thursday and death today. MP Police did its job, it arrested and handed him over to UP Police."

July 10, 2020 - 10:42 (IST)

Vikas Dubey killed after trying to escape cops

History-sheeter Vikas Dubey was on Friday shot dead by the police after he tried to escape following an accident involving one of the vehicles in the Special Task Force (STF) cavalcade bringing him back to the state from Madhya Pradesh.

STF officials said there was an encounter as Vikas Dubey, arrested for killing eight policemen last Friday, tried to escape when the vehicle overturned early in the morning.

Vikas Dubey Encounter LATEST Updates: Advocate Ghanshyam Upadhyay had apprehended in his plea that there is a high possibility that Vikas Dubey will also be killed in a 'fake' encounter after his arrest from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh a day ago.

Day before Vikas Dubey's death on Friday morning, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court demanding urgent listing for action into the "possible killing" of the gangster by Uttar Pradesh Police.

Madhya Pradesh Police has done its job by arresting Vikas Dubey and handing him over to Uttar Pradesh Police at the inter-state border, said Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra.

'The culprit has been killed but what about the crime and the people who protected it?' said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, alleging that the incident ensured Vikas Dubey didn't reveal his nexus with top politicians.

Four policemen were injured in the incident that occurred on Friday. Vikas Dubey has been killed in police encounter, confirmed Kanpur IG Mohit Agarwal to ANI. 

A day after his arrest in Ujjain, Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter while being transported to Kanpur, according to several media reports.

As per ANI, the incident occurred after one of the vehicles of the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force convoy bringing Dubey back from Madhya Pradesh overturned.

Dubey attempted to flee and snatch the pistol of an injured policeman after the car overturned, SP Kanpur West told ANI.

He then fired on the policemen and was injured in retaliatory firing and taken to hospital, SP Kanpur West told ANI.

Vikas Dubey Encounter Updates Hours before gangsters death petition filed in SC predicting possible killing

Dubey was then declared dead at hospital.

Police are at the spot and more details are awaited, as per ANI.

Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, was arrested on Thursday after a week-long hunt.

Eight policemen, including a deputy superintendent of police, were ambushed in Bikru village in the Chaubeypur area
of Kanpur, where they had gone to arrest Dubey and fell to bullets fired from rooftops last Friday.

His closest aide, Aman Dubey, was killed BY Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) yesterday. Aman, who was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000, was killed in an encounter in Maudaha village in Hamirpur district. He was the third member of Dubey's gang to be killed in an encounter with the police.

With inputs from PTI 

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