The Tandoor Murder

The Tandoor Murder (Hardcover)

By Maxwell Pereira 
Publisher: Context
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9789386850690
No. of Pages: 280
Publish Date: 2018-03-20
Binding: Hardcover
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About The Book
Naina Sahni's murder and the discovery of her body being burnt in atandoor in a restaurant in the heart of Delhi shook the country's conscience andgalvanized the criminal and justice system. What exactly happened onthe night of the murder? How did the accused, Sushil Sharma, Naina'spartner and Youth Congress leader, manage to stave off conviction for morethan a decade? What were the twists and turns in the case and how did theinvestigation manage to stay the course? ACP Maxwell Pereira, who was in charge ofthe case, gives us an insider's account of events as they unfolded, based on his notesand investigation reports as well as the many stories that appeared in the media.A page-turner of a book, forthright and dramatic, with unexpected nuggets of infor-mation and insights into the way policing and the legal and political systems workin India by someone who has seen it all.

Key Features

  • The inside story of one of India's most high-profile murders by the man who led the investigation into it.
  • This book is at once a police procedural and a nuancedtelling of the interplay of the political and influence systems with that of the criminal justice system.
  • There are many compelling characters and stories of hopeand redemption in the telling of this grisly tale.
  • Fast-paced and honest, this is true crime writing at itsmost compelling.

    About The Author
    Maxwell Pereira is one of India's best known (retired) cops, winner ofgallantry awards and with a reputation for honesty and courage.He is now a familiar face on television debates.

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    Title: The Tandoor Murder
    Publisher: Context
    Author: Maxwell Pereira
    Edition: Hardcover
    Language: English
    EAN: 9789386850690
    No. of Pages: 280
    Publish Date: 2018-03-20
    Binding: Hardcover


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