If Anurag Kashyap’s films are to be believed, death is everywhere. Gory sights and ritual murders are commonplace. But of course, it’s just a film, right? It could never happen in real life. WRONG! Like Dinah, the protagonist in our latest revenge thriller on the Juggernaut App, ‘Say It One Last Time’, these women chose the grimy path of murder and captivated the nation. We explore the stories of the country’s most terrifying female murderers –
1. Shabnam Mohammed
This chilling tale began with a love story – Shabnam and Salim had been lovers for a while, but due to socio economic differences, Shabnam’s parents were against the match. That is when the pair hatched a plan to take over her parents’ property. Shabnam drugged her parents and 5 other members of her family including a 10 month old child and Saleem proceeded to execute them all as they lay unconscious. She was the first woman to have been on death row post independence.
2. Jolly Shaju
Kozhikode, Kerala was stunned with the revelation of gruesome murders that took place over 14 years in one family. Jolly Shaju killed her mother in law, her husband, her son and mother in law’s brother, followed by her niece and sister in law. The first couple of deaths were treated as natural but soon, suspicion led to the discovery of cyanide poisoning.