Phoolan Devi - Bandit Queen

It is 30 years since a teenage Indian woman spread fear in the North East of the country.

She committed ruthless and violent acts as revenge, she said, for the abuse she had suffered at the hands of upper-caste men.

Listeners may find some of the descriptions of violence in this report shocking.

(Image: Phoolan Devi)

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Sun 16 Sep 2012 04:50 GMT

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