SERIAL KILLER

  • Brazil: Alleged serial killer arrested for murdering 42 people in 10 years for fun December 12, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: A man arrested by police in Rio de Janeiro on suspicion of murder has confessed to killing 42 people over the past decade, making him potentially one of the country's most prolific serial killers. Sailson Jose das Graças, 26, who was arrested on Wednesday, told reporters at a...
  • 6 people killed in 2 months at Kolhapur Railway station June 18, 2013

    Kolhapur: Terror has gripped the people visiting the Kolhapur Railway Station in Maharashtra. In the last two months, six people have been murdered there and all of them have been killed with their heads crushed by a stone. The deaths have sparked fears of a serial killer. "At this spot of...
  • Serial killer gets death penalty for beheading victim February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Serial killer Chandrakant Jha was on Tuesday sentenced to death for the second case of identical crime by a Delhi Court which said his offence falls under the "rarest of rare case" as the brutality committed by him shows he "cannot be reformed". Jha's modus operandi was to behead...
  • Goa: Alleged serial killer threatens rape survivor January 3, 2013

    Panaji: Goa Police has registered an offence against suspected serial killer Mahanand Naik under Information Technology Act for threatening a woman, whom he had allegedly raped, using a mobile phone from inside the highsecurity Central Jail at Aguada near Panaji. "Inquiries into the complaint made by the victim at Ponda...
  • Karnataka: Rapist, killer's mercy plea rejected May 7, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Cabinet on Monday rejected serial killer Umesh Reddy's mercy plea. Reddy was convicted and sentenced to death by a Fast Track Court in 2006 for the rape and murder of Jayshree Maradi Subbaiah. Reddy's death sentence was upheld in 2007 by a Bangalore High Court division bench for...
  • B'lore: Cyanide Mallika sentenced to death March 31, 2012

    Bangalore: Woman serial killer Mallika alias Cyanide Mallika, 45, was awarded death sentence by the First Additional Rural Court in Bangalore on Friday in connection with a murder. Mallika has been given death sentence for the second time. Mallika, who was arrested by Kalasipalya police at Kaggalipura on December 18, 2007,...
  • Most wanted 'killer' found after 30 yrs of hunt July 12, 2010

    The outcome is the result of innovations in DNA research and a halfeaten slice of pizza, official said. ...
  • Kurla serial killer still at large or not? July 1, 2010

    Mumbai: It was so far believed that a serial killer was behind the murder of three little girls between February and June this year, but now the Mumbai police say it's not the same man who committed all the murders. This after they arrested a suspect on Thursday and found that...
  • Cops announce reward for info on serial killer June 22, 2010

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Tuesday announced Rs 2.5 lakh reward for anybody who gives information on the serial killer suspect. The police suspect one man is behind three murders that took place in Mumbai's Kurla area over the last five months. The victims were all young girls, who were raped...
  • Mumbai police go hunting for serial killer June 20, 2010

    Mumbai: Police in the city are on the lookout for a serial killer after a decomposed body of a nineyear old girl was found in Kurla on Saturday. It's the third such case in Kurla in the last four months. Police have released sketches of the suspected killer. ...
  • Alleged serial killer of 18 women lovers in police net October 22, 2009

    Mangalore: Mangalore police claim to have cracked one of the worst cases of serial killings ever, in Karnataka. Police have arrested a man accused of murdering 18 women he married. But 45yearold Mohan Kumar shows no signs of remorse. Mohan has confessed that he used to lure women with promises of marriage...
  • Two Goans arrested from Mumbai in serial killings case October 17, 2009

    Panaji: In a major breakthrough in the serial killings case, Goa Police arrested two persons on Friday, who had fled to Mumbai, for allegedly murdering a 16yearold girl and later burning her body. Chandrakant Talwar (35) and Sairan Rodrigues (20) were arrested for killing Evita Rodrigues, whose body was found at...
  • India at 9: Goa murders not serial killings, says DIG October 16, 2009

    India's tourism paradise has been hit by fears of a serial killer on the prowl. Ten days in a span of three days, seven of which are young women have set fear amongst tourists. DIG, Goa RS Yadav spoke exclusively on the Talking Point segment of CNNIBN's India At 9...
  • Gurgaon cab drivers get life term for murders May 4, 2009

    Gurgaon: A fast track court in Gurgaon on Monday sentenced six maxi cab drivers to life imprisonment for having committed two murders in 2006 in Haryana's Gurgaon district. Fast Track Court Magistrate AK Singhal gave life terms to the gang leader Pramod and other gang members including Budhram, Ravi, Mukesh,...
  • India's first woman serial killer gets death March 24, 2009

    New Delhi: The first lady serial killer in India, Mallika, has been given death sentence by a Tumkur court in Karnataka. Cyanide Mallika as she was known was involved in one of the most chilling serial murder sagas of the country. The 43yearold allegedly poisoned six women to death...
  • Mumbai's killer 'beerman' gets life term January 1, 2009

    Mumbai: Ravindra Kontrole who gained notoriety as The Beerman, the dreaded serial killer of south Mumbai has finally been brought to book. A Mumbai court has found the 36yearold guilty of murdering a man on a foot over bridge near Marine Lines on the 11th of January 2007. Kontrole has been...
  • Mumbai's serial killer beerman convicted January 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Accused of being Mumbai's serial killer and dubbed beerman, Ravindra Kantrole has been convicted on murder charges. Kantrole has been found guilty of murdering a man on a foot over bridge near Marine Lines in Mumbai on January 11, 2007. The victim was stabbed nearly 20 times on his...
  • 'Boulder killer' nabbed in Hyderabad, says sorry August 7, 2008

    Hyderabad: Three years and 13 murders later, the Hyderabad police claim to have finally arrested a serial killer whose victims were all women. Sivaratri Anjaiah, a 40yearold daily wage labourer, allegedly had an extramarital affair with a woman named Lakshmi, who was unfaithful to him. An angry Anjaiah, police say,...
  • Serial killer gives Chennai sleepless nights July 23, 2008

    Chennai: Being a security guard always spelt danger, but it's just got more dangerous. Security guards are petrified after a spate of murders in West Chennai. Six guards have been killed in the last month alone. All of them were burnt extensively after they were hit on the head. Men like...
  • Sobhraj's sweetheart starts fight to be his saviour July 6, 2008

    Kathmandu: Nihita Biswas, the 20yearold Nepali woman who hit the headlines worldwide last week after to her engagement to serial killer Charles Sobhraj, has taken the media plunge. She is now defending him resolutely against the murder sentence he is currently serving in a highsecurity Kathmandu prison. Nihita, who has been under...
  • 4 murders in 3 days, Maharashtra town on the edge May 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Police in Maharashtra are on the lookout for a possible serial killer after four murders were reported in the small town of Jalgaon. The murders took place over the last three days. On Monday night, a pavement dweller was killed near a temple, his head crushed with...
  • Sobhraj claims copyright on life, sues filmmaker May 24, 2008

    Kathmandu: Charles Sobhraj has slapped a legal notice on filmmaker Prawaal Raman, who is making Charles and I on the life of the jailed criminal. Sobhraj, who is serving a life term in Kathmandu's central jail for the murder of an American tourist more than three decades ago, on Wednesday asked...
  • Bangalore family claims to be a 'serial killer' January 19, 2008

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police have arrested a 48yearold real estate businessman, his wife and son in a murder case that is getting murky. The businessman, Chandrakant Sharma, now claims to have committed 20 other murders nearly 15 years ago in different towns of Maharashtra. Sharma, a real estate businessman in Bangalore since 1985,...
  • More skeletons in Bangalore woman serial killer case January 3, 2008

    Bangalore: For two years, Nanjamani has been running pillar to post to find her younger sister Renuka who mysteriously disappeared in early 2006. Now her quest has brought her and her husband to the Kalasipalya police station. Nanjamani says she last saw her sister go with Mallika, the woman recently...
  • Cyanide killing: woman killer nabbed after six murders December 31, 2007

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police have arrested a 43yearold woman, who they say is a serial killer. The police arrested Mallika, the accused in six murder cases who used to lure women on the pretext of taking them for special pujas in temples far away from Bangalore and later allegedly killed...
  • Woman serial killer nabbed in Bangalore for 6 murders December 31, 2007

    New Delhi: The Bangalore police have arrested a woman who, they say, is a serial killer. 43yearold Mallika allegedly murdered six women by forcibly feeding them temple offerings laced with cyanide. She used to take their gold after killing them. Police say they arrested Mallika when she was trying to sell...
  • Bikini killer Sobhraj sore with Nepals SC December 24, 2007

    Kathmandu: Charles Sobhraj, who is serving life imprisonment for murdering an American backpacker in Kathmandu in 1975, alleges Nepals Supreme Court is delaying a verdict on his appeal because the judges are scared of media criticism. I am not happy with the order, he told CNNIBN when asked for his comment...
  • Delhi's 'serial killer' let off for want of evidence December 6, 2007

    New Delhi: A city court on Wednesday released Chandrakant Jha, accused of killing several people and dumping their bodies in front of Tihar Jail, after police found no evidence against him. Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Gupta ordered the release of Jha in the case relating to the murder of one Umesh four...
  • No break for Sobhraj, court keeps him guessing November 25, 2007

    Kathmandu: Charles Sobhraj's hope of getting a verdict from Nepal's Supreme Court in a threedecadeold murder case were ruined with the apex court on Sunday once again putting off the announcement of the final verdict, the second time in less than a month. Sobhraj, the mastermind behind a string of crimes...
  • Delhi's Jack the Ripper kills 3 women, spreads panic September 21, 2007

    New Delhi: He kills women, but doesn't touch their modesty. Neither does he rob. Three murders in a month, and he has already gained notoriety as Delhi's own Jack the Ripper. His modus operandi? Simple. He targets unsuspecting women and kills them in the early hours of the morning. And,...