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Santa Claus is Coming to Town
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Balancing the Scales
Orange and yellow petals were bright in the bouquet sitting in a glass, doubling as a vase on the dressing table. Detective Mustard looked around the crime scene and tried not to sigh. This was the ninth of these and quite honestly, he figured it was only a matter of time before one of the victims died. In fact, he couldn’t believe the last two were still alive, though the most recent was still in ICU.
The fear, cold sweat, silent screams, could this be the end? This trunk feels like a coffin, It’s now hard to stay awake….Help!
jack of diamonds
“How are you?” “How am I? I’m still hungry. I told you I was hungry hours ago.” “Maybe later. We still have to make a decision about tonight,” Sonia said, brushing a strand of hair out of her face as she slipped her notebook back into her pocket. They were walking along George Street, approaching Fore and The White Hart, the local hotel and eatery. The sun was starting to set. Nigel supposed it would be another hour at the most. The east side of the street was Saunders’s pig farm, where they’d just come from; the west side of the street was thin, spindly birch and aspen trees which had lost most of their leaves. The sun came through the trees at an angle, dappling the paving stones ahead of them with light and shadows. The breeze had a bite to it too, but Nigel wasn’t about to tell her he was cold.
Jennifer hunched over her aching belly on the hard bench at the bus shelter and breathed the cold, damp air carefully against the pain in her ribs, trying to focus on the autumn leaves skittering by her shabby sneakers, but the image soon blurred.
#1 - Question
Growing up, I was a curious child, always asking the tough questions that adults around me seemed too afraid to ask. While most other kids’ first words were some variation of “mama,” or “doggie,” mine were, “why should the egregious criminals of our fair borough be allowed to live? What acrimonious god would allow such malady to persist?”
The Case of the Missing Doordarshan Manager
In September 2021 Jeet Thakur Sahai was asked to help out on the case of a missing Doordarshan manager. Doordarshan is India’s central government owned TV channel. The lead investigator of this case was Inspector Abbas Khan.
The College Case
In early December 2018, Jeet Thakur Sahai visited his uncle Prof. Gyan Prakash Sahai at the San Jose College of Science and Commerce in San Jose, U.S.A. His trip was for two weeks. Prof. Sahai was a Sociology Professor at the college. Jeet was very glad to see his uncle as it had been six years since they last met.
The Case of the Japanese Analyst's Murder
In May 2021 an international police analysts conference was being held in New Delhi. 83 countries had sent one analyst each from their police forces to take part in this four day conference. Jeet Thakur Sahai was part of the group that was organizing this conference at the Ramesh Srivastava Conference Centre in east Delhi. All the participants stayed at the Radisson Hotel in the Yamunapur area about four kms. from the hotel.
Scarlett was no ordinary woman. Well I mean she was to everyone else, she exemplary but ordinary. Scarlett had a secret. A secret that made her far from ordinary. A dark secret that made her successful job as an engineer seem almost meaningless. Something you would of never expected from her, and this was something she relied on.
The Telemarketer Case
In October 2021 Jeet Thakur Sahai was asked to assist on a case. A telemarketer was found dead in the early morning next to a small garbage dump in South Delhi. The garbage dump was close to many office buildings where people worked late hours (sometimes even till midnight). The lead investigator of the case was Inspector Pramod Palekar.
The Case of the Actor's Death
In December 2020 Jeet Thakur Sahai was called by his colleague, Inspector Mithun Dutt, to help investigate a case in Delhi, India. Inspector Mithun worked in one of the other departments of the Delhi Police.