Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed in a police encounter, died due to ‘excessive blood loss’, the postmortem report has said.

As per reports, the postmortem of Dubey was done by three doctors and the process was filmed.

Mild swelling was found in the right side of the body with wounds in the head, elbow, ribs and stomach. Out of six bullets, three bullets have passed through his body and he died of excessive bleeding, the autopsy report said, according to media reports. 

In all 10 wounds were found from the body out of which four were said to be from a fall after he was hit by a bullet while he tried to escape from police custody while he was being taken in a vehicle by road.

As per reports, the first bullet hit his right shoulder while the remaining two bullets were on his chest on the left side.

Dubey made national headlines after he, along with his accomplices, ambushed a team of police in Kanpur and killed eight cops. Soon, a manhunt was launched and in the process about six criminals were gunned down in encounters including Dubey.

Dubey was caught from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain Mahakal Temple and was brought in a police van. On July 10, the vehicle in which he was being taken, overturned due to rain. The accused tried to escape and police shot him, said Uttar Pradesh Police.