In this episode, we talk about Cyanide Mohan. A serial killer from South India.

Mohan Kumar, infamously known as Cyanide Mohan is a serial killer who targeted women by offering them marriage.


  • DOB: 1963
  • Place: Mangalore
  • Marital status: Married thrice
  • Span of crime: 2005-2009
  • Number of victims: 20
  • Date of apprehension: October 2009

Crime history

  • Cyanide Mohan worked as a primary school teacher from 1980 to 2003.
  • He was fired from his job for allegedly pushing a woman off the Nethravathi when she refused his marriage proposal.
  • The motive of the murders were to satisfy his sexual needs and to extort the valuables from his victims.
  • He used cyanide laced pills to kill his victims.
  • Convicted for 5 murders of the 20 murders.
  • He is his own attorney and successful appealed to convert one death penalty into a life sentence.
  • He is also found to have committed bank frauds and forgeries

Currently serving two death penalties and two life sentences.