A wanted criminal with a bounty of rupees one lakh on his head, was shot dead in a gunfight today, police said.
Bhanwar Singh alias Bhudev was killed by a unit of Gurugram Police crime branch, led by Manoj Verma, in Manesar.
"Singh was wanted in several cases including murder, attempt to murder and extortion. He was carrying a bounty of Rupees one lakh on his head," a senior police officer said in a statement.
The police team, acting on a tip-off located Singh and his accomplice in a room. While Singh was shot dead, his accomplice managed to flee the spot.
Singh, 35, was also charged with the murder of a revenue official, Ishwar Singh, who he shot dead in August in Manesar.