Vikas Dubey encounter: Post-mortem report cites ‘shock due to firearm injuries’ as cause of death

20 July, 2020 | newsx bureau

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The post-mortem report of history-sheeter and wanted gangster, Vikas Dubey, who was accused in killing 9 police officers in an encounter in Kanpur, reports death caused by firearm injuries on head,...

Postmortem report of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey stated that the cause of his death was “haemorrhage and shock due to ante-mortem firearm injuries”.

He was wanted in the Kanpur encounter case and was killed in a police encounter on July 10.
According to the post-mortem report, three bullets pierced through his body. There were ten injuries on the body. The first bullet struck his right side shoulder and two others at his chest on the left side.

As per the post-mortem report, there were injuries on the head, elbow, rib and stomach on the right side of his body.

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Dubey was arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Police in Ujjain on July 9. He was on the run and had come to the city to offer prayers at the Mahakal temple.

Dubey was killed in an encounter by the Uttar Pradesh Police on July 10 after he “attempted to flee”.

The gangster was the main accused in the encounter that took place in Bikru village in Chaubeypur area of Kanpur, in which a group of assailants opened fire on a police team, which had gone to arrest him. Eight police personnel were killed in the encounter.

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