A Police Story

A true story of ACP Manjitha Vanzara by Shanu Shah

In India, it’s a culture to condemn the police. Though, when we are faced with an emergency we dial “100” with all confidence assuming that the police will come and save us.  But when relaxed, we speak all things shit about the Police force and their practices. It is believed that Police are more dangerous than criminals. Good governance and time have definitely improved the police practices resulting in a healthier perception of policing. There are still many areas where we have “Gundaraj”. People with power can shoot anyone on road, between hundreds of eyes, and still relax at home without even any court trial. Not even FIR is filed against such gangsters.

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The Weird Man

The Weird Man a short fantasy story by Shanu Shah

Viato shuddered as he heard loud banging on his front door. As he neared the door he could hear people screaming too.

He latched the chain and opened the door very slowly.

“Open the door fast” Keritesi screamed. He did, she rushed in and closed it quickly panting.

“What is happening? Do you want something to drink” Viato brought a cup and she swallowed in a single swig.

“Tell me what happened?” Viato asked he shivered as he could hear more screams coming from outside.

Keritesi said, “When I came out of the office structure I heard something.”

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