An Uttar Pradesh Police constable, who was within the automobile that was transporting dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey from Ujjain, has examined constructive for COVID-19, an official stated on Sunday.
“The report got here in late on Saturday. The cop has now been admitted to an isolation ward,” Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi Medical School principal Dr RB Kamal stated.
He stated 4 different police personnel who have been additionally within the automobile have examined unfavourable.
Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed Friday morning by UP police close to Kanpur throughout his transit from Ujjain allegedly after he tried to flee from the spot following an accident of the automobile carrying him. The four-wheeler had toppled on the highway which was slippery after the rains, police claimed.
The COVID-positive constable was injured within the encounter through which Vikas Dubey was gunned down.
Contact-tracing of the constable is underway, RB Kamal stated.