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M'luru: Cyanide Mohan gets life term until death


MANGALURU: The sixth further district and sessions courtroom on Thursday awarded life imprisonment until demise with out remission to notorious Mohan Kumar alias Cyanide Mohan for raping and murdering a girl, a decade in the past.

This is the sixth conviction towards the serial killer in a complete of 20 an identical cases.

Karnataka HC confirms demise penalty for serial killer Cyanide Mohan



Judge DT Puttarangaswamy additionally awarded Mohan six years rigorous imprisonment (RI) beneath IPC Section 366 (abduction), seven years RI beneath Section 376 (rape), six months imprisonment beneath Section 417 (dishonest), seven years RI beneath IPC Section 328 (Causing hurt by way of poison, and so on., with intent to devote an offence), 5 years RI beneath Section 302 (murder) and some other 5 years RI beneath Section 392 (theft). Besides, he has additionally been directed to pay a advantageous of Rs 18,000. Default of fee would lead to further prison time period.

Serial killer Cyanide Mohan, who killed 20 women, sentenced to life in fourth case

The sixth further district and sessions pass judgement on DT Puttarangaswamy on Friday awarded life Imprisonment to Mohan alias Cyanide Mohan in connection with the murder of a victim from Puttur.


The 31-year-old victim, at the start hailing from Bantwal, worked as a home nurse in Puttur. Mohan first met her on the bus stand in Puttur. After studying what caste she belonged to, Mohan presented himself as Sudhakar Gowda, giving an influence that he too belonged to the same caste as hers. He constructed a rapport with her and soon they exchanged phone numbers. Mohan succeeded in making her fall in love with him.

In April 2009, he requested the woman to reach on the Puttur bus stand along with her jewellery and cell phone. Bowled by means of Mohan, the woman even resigned from her job with a view to get started a brand new life with him and promptly arrived on the bus stand as directed on April 22, 2009, morning.

Mohan and the victim left for Mysuru where they rented a room. He had sexual intercourse with her towards her will at the pretext of marrying her. The subsequent morning, Mohan advised the woman that he needed to appear for an interview and that they both had to look deficient. Hence, he requested her to package deal up her jewellery and mobile phone and depart it behind within the room. As they reached the bus stand in Mysuru, Mohan gave her a cyanide pill announcing it was once a contraceptive to make sure safety publish their intimate moments the previous night time. He requested the woman to visit the women wash room on the bus stand and eat the pill.

Acting, as he said, the woman fed on the pill and died instantly. Ensuring that she was once dead, Mohan arrived back on the room at fled from the spot along with her jewellery and call. Meanwhile, he known as up her brother and knowledgeable him that he had married the woman and the family members back house need not search for their daughter, assuring the couple would arrive back in a couple of days. Hence, the family members avoided submitting a lacking grievance.

A cleaner on the wash room took place to look the woman lie unconscious. She known as up the Mysuru police who rushed her to a clinic. However, she was once declared brought dead.

Around six months later, on October 26, he admitted to the crime before the then ASP Chandragupta, who additionally headed the group investigating some other an identical case involving Mohan. A case was once registered towards him on the Vittal police station in response to his voluntary observation. He was once taken to police custody on December 23. The police additionally recovered the victim’s jewellery from the opening in Mangaluru where Mohan had previous bought it. Forensic experts, too, confirmed pattern handwriting matched the handwriting at the entry shape on the lodge in Mysuru.


The case was once later handed over to the Core of Detectives (COD; now CID), who filed the chargesheet.


Used victim’s phone in other crimes


Referring to the chargesheet, public prosecutor Judith OM Crasta, who represented the victim, said Mohan used the victim’s mobile phone in contacting 3 other women later, all of whom met the same fate as this victim.


The courtroom has directed the District Legal Services Authority to grant reimbursement to the victim’s oldsters.


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