Bangalore court sentences woman cyanide killer to death

   Mar 31, 5:03 pm

Bangalore, Mar.31 (ANI): The First Additional Rural Court in Bangalore has sentenced woman serial killer Mallika also known as "Cyanide Mallika" to death for killing Nagaveni, 35, of Allalasandra in Yelahanka.

Friday's death sentence was the second given by a court against the 45-year-old serial killer.

Mallika was arrested by police in the Kaggalipura area on December 18, 2007. She was known to move around temples, searching for lonely female devotees as her prime targets.

According to the evidence provided by the prosecution, Mallika got to know that Nagaveni did not have children and convinced the her that she would conceive if she performed the 'Mandala Puja' at Ghati Subramanya Temple in Doddaballapur.

Later, she took Nagaveni to the temple and had killed her by making her consume cyanide mixed with water. (ANI)

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