The 46-year-old Cyanide Mallika who’s real name is KD Kempamma is known as the first lady serial killer of India. ‘Cyanide Mallika’, a woman convicted in six murder cases. All her victims were women who she met at temples and had poisoned them for their gold.
Here are 5 facts you need to know about ‘Cyanide Mallika’:
#1 Started with small thefts at homes where she worked as a maid, Kempamma committed her first murder in 1999.
#2 Since 1999, she killed five more women, most of them ‘in distress’ and fell for her con job of offering to pray for them.
#3 She was arrested in 2006 and was awarded the death penalty in 2010. But it was commuted to life imprisonment in 2012, which she is currently serving at the Parappana Agrahara jail.
#4 Mallika is a fan of her mentor Jayalalithaa and wanted to meet her when the latter was a prisoner there in 2014.
#5 Malika has repeatedly tried to talk to Sasikala, but she did not respond on her first day in prison as Sasikala, the once most powerful person in Tamil Nadu is sharing the wall with a notorious killer
TNT News with inputs from internet sources
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