Slain gangster Vikas Dubey's autopsy over, no kin comes to claim body

Published: Jul 10, 2020, 19:21 IST | IANS | Kanpur

It was learnt that Vikas Dubey's mother had refused to visit Kanpur from Lucknow to receive the body after post-mortem

This picture has been used for representational purposes
This picture has been used for representational purposes

Kanpur: No one has so far turned up to claim the body of gangster Vikas Dubey, even hours after he was killed in a police 'encounter' about 30 km from the city on Friday morning.

The autopsy on the body was over at the post-mortem centre in Kanpur city, a police official told IANS on the condition of anonymity.

It was learnt that the mother of Vikas Dubey had refused to visit Kanpur from Lucknow to receive the body after post-mortem. She has also not talked to the media after the encounter at Bhaunti in Bara police circle, around 30 km from Kanpur.

Samaj Kalyan Seva Samiti leader Dhani Ram Panther had come forward for the cremation of the gangster. He said that his NGO would cremate the body in case after due permission from the authorities no family member of Dubey came forward to claim it.

His organisation has so far cremated 8,500 unclaimed bodies.

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