14 May, 2021

The Woman Who Knows Too Much

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee
The Woman Who Knows Too Much

Nayantara Demy, 34, Steve Power Security & Detective Services

  • Founded in 2012
  • Firs filed 300
  • Demy has worked with many indian as well as foreign corporations


“I will shoot you if you don’t withdraw the case against me.” A threat from a ­counterfeiter in Howrah six years ago didn’t serve its purpose as the private detective was determined to send him behind bars. A Bangalore-based detective, Nayantara Demy wanted to become a cop in her twenties, but things didn’t go her way.“A uniform is not the only way to fight against crime, so I thought of becoming a private ­detective. It’s my passion to stand up for justice,” says Demy.

She has conducted several undercover ­operations such as rescuing women from brothels, sting operations, undertaking pre- and post-marital enquiries and ­insurance verification. “After doing all this, I finally settled down...

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