Blood stains on Chennai roads – Part I

3 March, 2012

11:00 pm, Koot Road Junction, Medavakkam

    The street light at the corner of the street is flickering. There is no other source of light on the street except this.  He could hear the voice of someone, probably a drunkard, coming out of the darkness. His hands held on tightly to the steering of the jeep. He turns on the ignition and switches on the headlights and start racing towards the drunkard. The drunkard, at once, couldn’t see anything in that light coming towards him. A minute later, the tires of the jeep imprints a path of blood stains on the road.

4th March, 2012

9:45 am, EB-5, TCS, Siruseri

  Karthik, an orphan, is busy in fixing up a bug in his code. Suddenly, his mobile started to vibrate. “Unknown number” flashes on the screen. He picks up the call. There is a sweet and husky voice on the other side. She is a call center girl offering some discount on a banking product. Even though he would normally disconnect such calls, he was amazed by her voice and started listening to her. He disconnects the call ten minutes later after fixing up an appointment with her at 6:30 pm.

12:30 pm, Govt hospital, Chennai Central

The doctor comes out of the mortuary and goes straight into his cabin. He takes out a pad containing some papers clipped to it. He starts to scribble something on them. After 10 minutes of more scribbling, he calls the compounder and asks him to handover the papers to the police personnel at the reception desk.

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