Umesh Reddy

Rajulu, Ramesh, Venkatesh, Hrishikesh Malagi

  Active for 7 years
(1996-2002) in India




Jump to:
  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 4 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Umesh Reddy
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Umesh Reddy (born BA Umesh) a Indian serial killer known as Rajulu, Ramesh, Venkatesh, and Hrishikesh Malagi. Reddy confessed to eighteen rapes and murders. Reddy was sentenced to death by the Supreme Court of India, and is currently on death row. Reddy carefully selected his victims, targeting housewives, threatening them with a knife to undress so he could bound and rape them. He often choked his victims, and raped them while they were unconscious. He was known to take at least one victim's undergarments. Reddy was reported to like wearing women's lingerie under his clothes. In 2006, Umesh Reddy was sentenced to death and is currently on death row.

Umesh Reddy Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Umesh Reddy (aka) Rajulu, Ramesh, Venkatesh, Hrishikesh Malagi, was active for 7 years between 1996-2002, known to have ( 18 confirmed / 18 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: India

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.

In 1996 Umesh Reddy started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime.

He was arrested on May 17th 2002, convicted on October 26th 2006, sentenced to death at a prison in India. He was convicted on charges of murder, rape and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 56%
serial killers by profile completeness

Umesh Reddy has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Umesh Reddy a known:

Umesh Reddy
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-21 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Umesh Reddy
Nickname: Rajulu, Ramesh, Venkatesh, Hrishikesh Malagi
Victims: 18 - 18
Years Active: 1996 - 2002
Active Countries: India
Convicted Of: murder, rape
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer, serial rapist
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: born in 1969, in Basappa Malige, a village in Chitradurga district, Karnataka.
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: May 17, 2002
Convicted: Oct 26, 2006
Sentence: death
Prison Location: a prison in India
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Umesh Reddy

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Umesh Reddy. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Umesh Reddy started his serial killing spree. #1996
Umesh Reddy ended his serial killing spree. #2002
May 17 2002
Umesh Reddy arrested. #20020517
Oct 26 2006
Umesh Reddy was convictedand sentenced to death at a prison in India.  #20061026

14 / 40
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
previous crimes TRUE 367
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
bound TRUE 406
robbed TRUE 418
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
strangle FALSE 443
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442

Books that Mention Umesh Reddy

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: A Cut-Like Wound (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
Anita Nair
A Cut-Like Wound
Book: The Oxford Handbook of the Indian C... (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
Sujit Choudhry
The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitutio...
Book: Raakshas (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
Piyush Jha
Book: Two Liars Love Story (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
D. Vamsy Reddy
Two Liars Love Story
Book: Quantitative Techniques in Business... (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
Umeshkumar Dubey
Quantitative Techniques in Business, Manageme...
Book: De wreedheid van het hart (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
Anita Nair
De wreedheid van het hart
Book: Genetics and Genomics of Cucurbitac... (mentions serial killer Umesh Reddy)
Rebecca Grumet
Genetics and Genomics of Cucurbitaceae

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Umesh Reddy

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1908524375 A Cut-Like Wound 1
0191058629 The Oxford Handbook of th... 1
9385724649 Raakshas 1
9383562757 Two Liars Love Story 1
1315350076 Quantitative Techniques i... 1
9044968920 De wreedheid van het hart 1
3319493329 Genetics and Genomics of... 1

Umesh Reddy (born 1969) is a serial rapist and killer from India. He confessed to killing 18 women, and was convicted in 9 cases. The police believe that he raped at least 20 women in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

External References
  1. Umesh Reddy on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Umesh REDDY on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Q20687465 on, Retrieved on Oct 17, 2018.
Internal References

Umesh Reddy is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #5 of 13[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in India
  2. #38 of 307[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #68 of 651[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #239 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #423 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #490 of 651[ Page 33 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Umesh Reddy is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
Years Active: