100 Word Wednesday: Week 23
By Neel Anil Panicker
‘Chicken chops. Try it. I tell you, it’s absolutely lip smacking, Sir.’
Inspector Sharma squirmed, grunted, and all but hurled invectives into the phone.
With great difficulty he restrained himself.
Informers were a very valuable cog in the wheel of police detective work.
“Gullu, I’ll try it out for sure. But first tell me what you know about Pearl Diner and how is it linked to the double murders?”
The voice on the other end fell silent.
After what seemed an eternity, he heard the words,
‘Name’s Joseph. Waits tables there. He’s your man. Will lead you to the murderer.’
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