By Neel Anil Panicker
“Sir, I’ve checked. There’s only one entrance to the building. Spoke to the lone watchman. Name’s Stephen. Whisky Stephen, they call him around. Says didn’t see no one else. Says she came in around noon Sunday. Was alone, he affirms.”
Inspector Sharma eyed his aide and replied.
‘He must be drunk. Did you scour the CCTVs. Any footage?’
“No luck. Only one was functional. Got this one, a long shot. Came from the tower behind it. Have a look, Sir”.
‘Hmm…interesting. Pandey, see those shadows. A man’s. Now look at her face. She seems scared. It’s no suicide, for sure’.
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