Kanpur Encounter: Sharp weapons and guns used to kill 8 policemen, reveals Post-mortem report

After killing the 8 policemen  the accused had also looted the arms of our policemen, said Prashant Kumar, UP ADG Law & Order.

Written by July 14, 2020 10:08

 New Delhi: The post-mortem report of eight policemen who were killed by slain gangster Vikas Dubey and his gang members in Kanpur’s Bikaru village on the intervening night of July 2-July 3 has revealed that the policemen including CO Devendra Mishra were brutally killed by Dubey and his associates.

The post-mortem report has also revealed that sharp-edged weapons were also used to kill all policemen, including CO Mishra.

After killing the 8 policemen  the accused had also looted the arms of our policemen, said Prashant Kumar, UP ADG Law & Order.

The looted arms & ammunition was also recovered from his residence during search operation at Vikas Dubey’s residence.

There are total 21 accused in the case, of which 4 have been arrested while 6 accused, inclduing Vikas Dubey, killed during police proceedings in different incidents, said Prashant Kumar, UP ADG Law & Order.

Shashikant, an accused in the case, has also been arrested. He is one of the four accused arrested till now, he added.

Vikas Dubey Killed in Encounter

Kanpur encounter main accused Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter while he attempted to flee after the car overturned. Dubey attempted to flee by snatching pistol of the injured policemen. However, he was shot in the retaliatory firing.

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