Vikas Dubey

Indian criminal

Vikas Dubey (1964 – 10 July 2020) was an Indian history-sheeter,[1] gangster-turned-politician. He was born in Uttar Pradesh.

The first criminal case against him was registered in the early 1990s, and by 2020 he had over 60 criminal cases against his name.[2][3][4] He had been connected to the killing of a Minister of State and in another incident was the main accused in the killing of eight policemen during an attempted arrest.[5][6] He was finally arrested on 9 July 2020 in Ujjain.[7][8][9] He was killed on 10 July 2020, aged 56.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "History Sheeter Vikas Dubey: विकास के घर पर चल सकता है LDA का पीला पंजा, मां बोली- सरकार नष्ट करे अपराधी की संपत्ति" [History Sheeter Vikas Dubey: LDA's claw can walk on Vikas's house, mother bid – government destroy criminal's property]. Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  2. Awasthi, Puja (3 July 2020). "Notorious UP criminal Vikas Dubey enjoyed patronage of Samajwadi Party, BJP". The Week. Retrieved 4 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Small-Time Politician, Real-Estate Businessman, Gangster: Who Is Vikas Dubey?". The Wire. PTI. 4 July 2020. Archived from the original on 4 July 2020. Retrieved 4 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. Pandey, Alok (5 July 2020). Nair, Arun (ed.). "Over 100 Locations Searched In Hunt For UP Gangster Who Killed 8 Cops". NDTV. Retrieved 5 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. Rashid, Omar (3 July 2020). "Kanpur attack | Main accused Vikas Dubey faces 60 criminal cases". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
  6. "Political patronage nurtured history-sheeter Vikas Dubey". The New Indian Express. IANS. 3 July 2020. Retrieved 4 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: others (link) CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. "Kanpur attack: Reward on gangster Vikas Dubey increased to Rs 5 lakh". Outlook India. 8 July 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. "Rs 2.5 Lakh Bounty On Criminal Wanted In Killing Of 8 Policemen In UP". NDTV. Retrieved 6 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ""Police Should Kill My Son": Mother Of Notorious Criminal Behind Killing Of 8 UP Cops". NDTV. 4 July 2020. Retrieved 4 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. Desk, The Hindu Net (10 July 2020). "Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in encounter, says UP Police". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 10 July 2020.