Darbara Singh, also known as the ‘Baby Killer’ was accused of killing over 15 girls and 2 boys.
Darbara Singh admitted that he had killed the other 17 victims, including 15 girls and 2 boys. He subjected many of the dead bodies to rape or sodomy. He said that he had dumped most of the bodies near a bridge on the Rayya-Khadoor Sahib road. Singh targeted children of non-Punjabi migrants.
M. Jaishankar was accused of raping 30 women and murdering 15 women.
It is believed that he was involved in about 30 rape, murder, and robbery cases across Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. At the time of his death, he had been accused of murdering at least 19 women.
Raman Raghav was a schizophrenic serial killer who killed over 23 people.
Raman Raghav, also known as Sindhi Talwai, Anna, Thambi, and Veluswami, was a serial killer from Khstra (then Patra) active during the mid-1960s. Raghav went on a killing spree for over three years in the 1960s, casting a spell of fear over the entire city.
Thug Behram was India’s most prolific assassin who allegedly killed over 931 people.
Thug Behram (c. 1765 – 1840), also known as Buhram Jamedar and the King of the Thugs, was a leader of the Thuggee cult active in Oudh in northern central India during the late 18th and early 19th century and is often cited as one of the world’s most prolific serial killer. He may have been involved in up to 931 murders by strangulation between 1790 and 1840 performed with a ceremonial rumāl, a handkerchief-like cloth used by his cult as a garrote. Only 125 were confirmed
Renuka Shinde & Seema Gavit were sisters who killed over 6 toddlers.
Seema Mohan Gavit (born 1975) and her elder sister Renuka Kiran Shinde (born 1973) were Indian serial killers convicted of kidnapping and killing five children. They were charged with thirteen cases of kidnapping and nine murders. The sessions court found them guilty of kidnapping and murdering of six children.
K D Kempamma, also known as “Cyanide Mallika” was India’s first convicted female serial killer who murdered 6 women.
K.D. Kempamma of Karnataka, popularly known as ‘Cyanide Mallika’ was probably India’s first convicted female serial killer. She is believed to have been responsible for the death of 6 women in the state of Karnataka from the year 1998 to 2007.She killed lower middle class women who were facing domestic issues through cyanide poisoning and then rob them of their belongings. She was arrested in 2007 and now she has been given lifetime imprisonment.
Charles Sobhraj, also known as the suave ‘Bikini Killer’, was held accountable for killing 12 innocent people.
He was best known as the Bikini Killer due to the attire of some of his victims, as well as the Splitting Killer and the Serpent, due to his cunning deception and evasion. Sobhraj committed at least 12 murders and was convicted and jailed in India from 1976 to 1997. Unlike other killers, Sobhraj used to kill his victims and then rob them off their money in order to fund his lavish lifestyle. He would gain the trust of his potential victims by rescuing them from a problem that was created by him in the first place. He was named the ‘Bikini Killer’ after two bodies of women wearing floral bikinis were found. He was captured in India where he was in jail from 1976 to 1997. Later, in 2004, he was arrested in Nepal and now he is serving his second life sentence.
Mohan Kumar, also known as Cyanide Mohan, was held responsible for killing 20 women.
He would kill them by giving them cyanide pills, claiming they were contraceptives, and rob them of their jewelry. He was charged with 20 murders and defended himself in court. He was sentenced to death in December 2013. After having sex with women, he would trick them into taking contraceptives which were actually cyanide pills in reality. Between 2005 to 2009, he had killed about 20 women. It is said that he was also allegedly involved in bank frauds and other financial forgeries. In December 2013, he was sentenced to death.
Devendra Sharma was a doctor who stole cars and killed around 40 drivers.
Devendra Sharma or Devinder Sharma, also known as Doctor Death, is an Indian serial killer and Ayurveda doctor who was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2004 in Rajasthan after he was found guilty of several murders of taxi drivers between 2002 and 2004.
The Nithari Killers were found guilty of rape, murder and abduction of over 16 children.
The Noida serial murders (also Nithari serial murders, Nithari Kand) occurred in the house of businessman Moninder Singh Pandher in Nithari, India in 2005 and 2006. Moninder Singh was convicted in two out of the five cases against him and his servant who aided him was convicted in ten out of the 16 cases against him. Mohinder Singh Pandher was a wealthy business man from Noida who was arrested along with his domestic help, Surindher Koli in connection to the discovery of skulls of 16 missing children in Nithari village between 2005 and 2006. Both these men were accused of rape, cannibalism, pedophilia and organ trafficking. Some of these allegations were true while the others were mere rumours. Both, Koli and Pandher were sentenced to death in 2017.