Vikas Dubey was allegedly involved in 60 cases of killings, robberies and kidnappings. Among them was the killing of local Bharatiya Janata Party leader Santosh Shukla in a police station in 2001. Photo: Twitter

Indian gang leader Vikas Dubey shot dead while in police custody

  • He was being driven in a police convoy but when a vehicle overturned he tried to steal an officer’s revolver and escape, police spokesman said
  • Dubey was killed so he would not ‘reveal the names of people who provided patronage and protection to him’, one opposition Congress party leader said
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Vikas Dubey was allegedly involved in 60 cases of killings, robberies and kidnappings. Among them was the killing of local Bharatiya Janata Party leader Santosh Shukla in a police station in 2001. Photo: Twitter
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