NEW DELHI, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Indian police have shot dead the man on the their most-wanted list, Neetu Dabodia, in the capital region and two other of his accomplice in a shootout Thursday night in downtown Delhi, said local media reports.
Dabodia, police said, carries a 700,000 rupee (about 11,500 U.S. dollars) reward for information on his whereabouts.
His aide Alok and another gang member were also killed in the shootout with Delhi police near Hyatt Hotel in central Delhi.
Police said Dabodia was wanted in connection with a number of cases including that of kidnapping, car-jacking, robbery, dacoity and contract killing.
Surender Malik alias Neetu Dabodia doesn't use mobile phones and communicates with his men by sending them letters.
Dabodia, who is from Jhajjar,one of the poorest towns of the northern state of Haryana, ran his extortion racket even when he was lodged in Haryana's Bhondsi Jail when he was serving prison terms.
In February, Dabodia and one of his associates were wounded in an encounter in Chandigarh, nothern, India. Dabodia ran to the fields nearby and managed to escape.