Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter on Friday after a police vehicle carrying him from Ujjain to Kanpur met with an accident and he tried to escape from the spot in Bhauti area, a senior police official said.
After the accident, Dubey snatched the pistol of an Special Task Force personnel and tried to flee but was surrounded by the police team and he was injured in an exchange of fire.
He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead.
Vikas Dubey, who was carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on information leading to his arrest, was arrested from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.
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