Jai Shankar Traced to Mumbaion May 3, 2011 in Serial Killers by Brian Combs
Jai Shankar, also known as Jaishankar, is holed up in Mumbai, according to police. He escaped police custody on March 18 while being transported from Coimbatore to Dharmapuri.
He had been charged with 14 murders, prior to his escape, and is believed to have raped and killed six women in Karnataka since his escape.
Sankar stopped using his cell phone when he realized police were using it to track him. Still, the police believe they will catch him soon.
The commissioner of a special police team from Coimbatore said:
We are closing in on him. Our special team will nab him soon.