5 bizarre tales of India’s most notorious criminals

Some of the most dangerous criminals in India

The fear of crime also runs through the bloodstream of Indian people, and criminal incidents are rising by the day. It may seem negligible in terms of proportion, but it sends shivers down our spine as we consider how violently civilians are murdered these days. Criminals are filling a hole in the human heart with fear. This is the time for us to take India’s criminal cases seriously. Here are some of the most dangerous criminals in India.

1. Dawood Ibrahim

Dawood Ibrahim is the most wanted criminal in the world

In the 1970s, he established a D-Company in Mumbai. He’s been charged with kidnapping, drug trafficking, and terrorism. He was ranked third on the FBI and Forbes list of the World’s 10 Most Wanted Escapees. The D-Company is said to have links to the Bollywood industry and has threatened them with financial retaliation. He is suspected of assassinating Gulshan Kumar and Javed Siddiqui. He is the culprit behind the Bombay Bomb Blasts of March 1993.

2. Haji Mastan

He is considered as Mumbai’s first don

Mastan Mirza, also known as Haji Mastan, was a mafia boss in India. Together with Karim Lala, he controlled the Mumbai crime scene for more than two decades. He funded films and real-estate ventures as well as investing in Mumbai’s smuggling mafia. He was well-known for his affinity for white.

3. Phoolan Devi

She is popularly known as “Bandit Queen”

Phoolan Devi was an Indian bandit who became a politician later in life. She was forced into marriage as a child and later gang raped by a group of upper caste men. She went on to become the chief of a gang of thieves in order to avenge her shame. She then went on to become a politician and a Member of Parliament. A guy from the upper caste murdered her. Phoolan Devi began her career as a burglar, but she quickly evolved into a dacoit. Phoolan was charged with 48 criminal offences in 1983, including murder, theft, arson, and abduction for ransom.

4. Veerappan

He is also called Sandalwood Veerappan

Veerappan was an Indian bandit, poacher, and smuggler who operated in the forests of Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu in southern India. More than 120 people have been murdered, over 2,000 elephants have been poached, and millions of dollars in sandalwood and ivory have been smuggled. In 2004, the Tamil Nadu State Special Task Force assassinated Veerappan.

5. Varadarajan Mudaliar

He was the boss of Indian crime

Varadarajan was born in the Tamil Nadu town of Tuticorin in the year 1926. Varada, as it is fondly called, was very common among South Indian poor people in the Dharavi slums. He used the vast slums of Dharavi as a haven for his crime syndicate, which included extortion, abductions, killings, land grabbing, illegal gambling and liquor dens, and illegal liquor manufacturing.

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