Kanpur: The dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey was shot dead by the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Police while trying to escape from police custody during a road accident on Friday morning.
Dubey was arrested in Madhya Pradesh and was on route to Kanpur in UP. He was arrested for killing 8 policeman.
Police officials told GoaChronicle.com that the car in which Vikas Dubey was being taken overturned on the highway due to the rains and Dubey tried to escape. Some policemen and Dubey were injured. He was shot will trying to escape because he had grabbed a gun from an injured police officer and ran. The police officer chased after him and asked him to surrender but Dubey started firing at the police.