‘Mad Indian Gambler’ In UK Found Guilty Of Murdering Escort


LONDON – Conman RakeshBhayani, aka, ‘Mad IndianGambler’ has been reportedlyfound guilty of murdering anescort and former lover to payoff his gambling losses and savehis marriage.Bhayani, 41, killed CaroleWaugh, 49, in her expensiveLondon flat in April last year,and had planned to sell herhome, use up her bank depositsand shares to pay off the losseshe suffered because of gambling.According to the Independent,Waugh’s body was stuffed into aholdall, dumped in the boot of acar and left in a south Londonlock-up after Bhayani recruitedNicholas Kutner, 48, a careerconman, to join his plot.The pair of conmen finallyturned on each other andaccused each other of killingWaugh.The report said that Bhayaniwas sentenced life in prison overcharges of murder whileKutner, was cleared of murderbut found guilty of pervertingthe course of justiceover the disposal of Waugh’sbody.Bhayani and Waugh had metonline and after the conmanwas successful at making herbelieve he was ‘one of thegood guys’, she started lendinghim large sums and supportedhim even when he wassent to prison over earlierfrauds.However, when she demandedher loans back and threatened toexpose his double life to hisfamily, Bhayani murdered her.The report said that Bhayanihad a long history of scams datingback 20 years and claimedthat he started gambling fromthe age of eight, using slotmachines at fairgrounds.