20 October, 2020

Ask Nothing

What was the real motive behind the murderous attack on Pramod Mahajan by his brother Pravin? Was it plain sibling rivalry or something more sinister? The police is going about the investigation gingerly. But with the stakes being so high, will

Ask Nothing
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For There Are No Answers

  • Was personal grudge Pravin Mahajan's only motive?
  • Can Pravin's waywardness be the only reason for Pramod Mahajan ignoring and refusing to meet him?
  • It's a mystery why Pravin's wife and children have not visited or even enquired about him in the police lock-up.
  • Why is police being asked to slow down its investigation into Pravin's real motives? Normally, a murder or attempt-to-murder probe examines five motives: ‘previous enmity, sudden quarrel, land matters, pecuniary gain, woman matters’. Were they done?

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"Everyone around him, including his PAs, became rich—except me. I was humiliated by Pramod on several occasions, including in public. He treated me like dirt."—Pravin Mahajan in his confession to the police on why he shot his brother Pramod Mahajan. With every passing day, the mystery deepens as to why Pravin Mahajan attempted to murder his brother, BJP general secretary and...

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