Indian Predator: The Diary of a Serial Killer Season Two released on Netflix on September 7, 2022. The trailer of the series was released last month. An India Today Originals production, the docu-series will narrate the story of an alleged cannibal Raja Kolander. He was accused of killing a journalist and 14 others. As one watches the series, they will get acquainted with a number of details from his diary. The director of the second season is Dheeraj Jindal.

Directed by Ayesha Sood, the first season, titled Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi, available on Netflix, narrated the investigation into Chandrakant Jha. He was one of the most frightening serial killers in the history of India. He went to jail in 2013 for killing three people between 2003 and 2007. As the second season releases, let us take a look at five most infamous serial killers.

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1.  Stoneman – The stoneman is a name given to an unidentified serial killer who killed around 13 people in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in their sleep, in 1989. A similar series of murders was also conducted in Bombay (now Mumbai) from 1985 to 1988. According to speculations, the same person committed the murders in the two different cities.

2.  Raman Raghav – Raman Raghav, who was also known as Sindhi Talwai, Anna, Thambi, and Veluswami, is the name of a serial killer who was active during the 1960s. Born in 1929, Raghav was also labelled as Jack the Ripper of India. He went on a killing spree for three years from 1965 to 1968. On account of his mental illness, he was spared a death sentence but he died in hospital in 1995, in prison custody.

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3.  Cyanide Mohan – Cyanide Mohan, whose official name is Mohan Kumar Vivekanand, is a serial killer whose targeted women looking to get married. He killed them by giving cyanide pills. 

4.  Thug Behram – Thug Behram is an 18th century serial killer from India who was reportedly involved in 931 murders before he was sentenced to death by the British.

5.  Surendra Koli – Born in 1970, Surendra Koli’s name is associated with the 2006 Noida killings. Servant of Moninder Singh, he was sentenced to death along with Singh.