Vikas Dubey Encounter: Timeline Of Events After Kanpur Shootout

Vikas Dubey was finally caught in Ujjain.The gangster was killed while trying to escape after a car accident.

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July 10, 2020

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The Vikas Dubey case will remain etched in our minds for times to come. Not only because it was filled with horrific crimes, but also due to the many lapses and potential involvements of people in power that allowed the gangster to thrive for so long without an arrest, even after being accused of killing a Member of Parliament (MP) while inside a Police Station. In the early hours of July 3 when a team of policemen had gone to Dubey’s house in Kanpur to arrest him. They were, however, ambushed by his men and eight policemen were killed in the cross-firing, even as Dubey himself managed to escape.

Speculations were rife that he had been tipped off about his impending arrest and several officers were suspended as a consequence. At the same time, a massive manhunt for Dubey was launched in Uttar Pradesh. Several of his aides got killed in encounters and some were caught. After escaping the clutches of the police in Faridabad, the gangster was finally caught in Ujjain. While being brought back to Uttar Pradesh, the gangster was killed while trying to escape after a car accident, according to the police.

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