26 of The Most Dangerous Female Criminals The World Has Seen Till Date
24. Santokben Sarmanbhai Jadeja aka Godmother
Had 14 murder-related cases against her.
From 1987 to 1996, Santokben Sarmanbhai Jadeja controlled a gang she herself had started to avenge the death of her husband in the Porbander area of Gujarat. According to reports, she offered her gang members one lakh rupees each to kill one member from the rival group, resulting in over 500 cases against her gang members and 14 murder-related cases against her. Even after doing all this, she served as an MLA from 1990 to 1995. The 1999 Shabani Azmi starrer, Godmother, is based on the life and times of Santokben Sarmanbhai Jadeja.