Aadesh Khamra

the Darzi of Death, the highway 44 serial killer

  Active for 12 years
(2007-2018) in India




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 3 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About Aadesh Khamra
  14. 2 External References
  15. Internal References

Aadesh Khamra a suspected Indian serial killer known as the Darzi of Death and the highway 44 serial killer. He has confessed to the murder of thirty-three truck drivers. Khamra says he dumped their bodies in isolated locations and sold off the trucks in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Several sources reported he had a high IQ, none of them listed an actual score or included a source to this claim. The robbed goods were sold with the help of local gangs. Aadesh Khamra was arrested in September of 2018 by a female officer from the Bhopal Police in Mandideep in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district of India.

Aadesh Khamra Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Aadesh Khamra (aka) the Darzi of Death, the highway 44 serial killer, was active for 12 years between 2007-2018, known to have ( 34 confirmed / 34 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: India

Aadesh Khamra was born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan. He was raised by both parents (Age 7) father until adulthood. His father, Gulab Chand Khamra, a retired sergeant in the Indian Army. His mother, deceased, Aadesh (Age 7).

He completed 8 years of school, no degree received. He married Sharda, she left and took the children in 2005. He had three daughters and two sons.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.

In 2007 Aadesh Khamra started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, mutilate, and murder his victims. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and child in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India (until 2005).

He was arrested on September 7th 2018, sentenced to awaiting trial at a jail in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Profile Completeness: 77%
serial killers by profile completeness

Aadesh Khamra has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Aadesh Khamra a known:

Aadesh Khamra
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-20 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Aadesh Khamra
Nickname: the Darzi of Death, the highway 44 serial killer
Victims: 34 - 34
Years Active: 2007 - 2018
Active Countries: India
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Marital Status: married Sharda, she left and took the children in 2005
Children: three daughters and two sons
Living With: his wife and child in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India (until 2005)
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: both parents (Age 7) father until adulthood
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: deceased, Aadesh (Age 7)
Father: Gulab Chand Khamra, a retired sergeant in the Indian Army

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: 8 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Arrested: Sep 7, 2018
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: awaiting trial
Prison Location: a jail in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
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
3 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Aadesh Khamra

The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Aadesh Khamra. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aadesh Khamra started his serial killing spree. #2007
Aadesh Khamra ended his serial killing spree. #2018
Sep 07 2018
Aadesh Khamra arrested. #20180907
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Aadesh Khamra (2007-2018).

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Boolean Questions:
living with children TRUE 268
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
posed body TRUE 365
robbed TRUE 418
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
previous prision FALSE 336
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354

Books that Mention Aadesh Khamra

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Aadesh Khamra)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Inside the Mind of BTK (mentions serial killer Aadesh Khamra)
John Douglas
Inside the Mind of BTK
Book: The Body Merchants (mentions serial killer Aadesh Khamra)
Charles Nuetzel
The Body Merchants

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Aadesh Khamra

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
0470437685 Inside the Mind of BTK 4
1434400042 The Body Merchants 1
External References
  1. Shiv Sunny, High IQ, national highway 44 serial killer on www.hindustantimes.com, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  2. Vidya Raja, Lady Cop Nabs Bhopal Serial Killer After 3-Day Jungle Chase on www.thebetterindia.com, Retrieved on Jan 20, 2019.
Internal References

Aadesh Khamra is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 13[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in India
  2. #11 of 59[ Page 1 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  3. #13 of 250[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #27 of 651[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #133 of 651[ Page 9 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #248 of 651[ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #301 of 651[ Page 21 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Aadesh Khamra is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Serial Killers IQ Level, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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