Gangster Vikas Dubey Killed In An Encounter After Getting Arrested, Twitter Says #FakeEncounter

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The dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey who was arrested yesterday by the Uttar Pradesh police in connection with killing 8 policemen was killed in an encounter on Friday morning.

As per the police, the vehicle that was escorting Vikas Dubey to Uttar Pradesh was overturned on a highway early in the morning. Apparently, he tried to escape. The police said,


“Vikas Dubey attempted to flee by snatching pistol of the injured policemen after a car overturned. The police tried to make him surrender, during which he fired at the policemen. He was injured in retaliatory firing by police. He was later rushed to the hospital.”

Earlier yesterday, two gangsters who were working closely with Vikas Dubey were shot dead by the Uttar Pradesh police in two separate encounters. One of them was Prabhat Mishra who was also called Kartikeya was arrested by the Special Task Force. He was being brought to Kanpur. The Special Task Force official said,

“Our vehicle was in the Panki area in Kanpur when it developed a snag. As the vehicle was being repaired, Prabhat Mishra tried to snatch the pistol of an inspector and opened fire at the STF team. He was shot dead in retaliatory firing.”

The Twitter refused to buy the story from Uttar Pradesh Police as they trended #FakeEncounter. Here are some of the tweets.