This is the continuation to the story of Business Thieves. Pugazhendhi thought that he was fully out of the case. But he finds that he is not too far from the business thieves.They are after him.


Chapter 6: Somanathan’s request

Date: 19th July 2012, Thursday

Place: Pazhamathur


Pugazhendhi went to his police station at 11.30 a.m.

He entered the Police station.


Appa Rao was looking at him with eagerness in his eyes.

On seeing him, Constable Apparao said, “Sir, you have a visitor”


Pugazhendhi asked, “Who is it?”

Apparao said, “His name is Somanathan”


Pugazahendhi asked, “Who is he?”

Apparao said, “He is a big businessman in this locality”


Pugazhendhi asked, “Where is he now?”

Apparao said, “In your cabin sir”


Pugazhendhi asked, “Did he say any complaint?”

Apparao said, “He said that he will tell it to you only”


Pugazhendhi said,”mmm…ok, Thank you”

Saying so, Pugazhendhi went to his cabin.


A man in white shirt and white dhoti in the age of around 45 years was sitting in his cabin.

Pugazhendhi said, “Good morning sir”


Somanathan said, “Good morning”

Pugazhendhi said, “You are Mr.Somanathan right?”


Somanathan said, “Yes Mr. Pugazhendhi”

Pugazhendhi asked, “Yes sir, what can I do for you?”


Somanathan said, “Before starting, I would like to say something”

Pugazhendhi said, “Yes tell me”


Somanathan said, “I have heard a lot about you”

Pugazhendhi said,”mmm…That Rawat and Farooq case right”


Somanathan said, “Yes sir, you have done an extraordinary job in that case”

Pugazhendhi asked, “How did you know, because, at last, I got sidelined from the case and given a transfer”


Somanathan said, “In every industry, they have jealousy and greed”

Pugazhendhi laughed,”Ha! Ha! Ha!”


Somanathan said, “But stars like you always shine, wherever you are”

Pugazhendhi said, “Are you mocking me or congratulating?”

Somanathan laughed,”Ha! Ha! Ha!, In this country, I am not able to congratulate even”

Pugazhendhi said, “Sorry sir, what is your problem, tell me first”


Somanathan said, “I have a bungalow in Padalam and I stay there”

Pugazhendhi said,”mmm…ok”


Somanathan said, “In Pulipakkam I have a farm house”

Pugazhendhi said, “What kind of farm house you have?”


Somanathan said, “I am breeding goats and hen there”

Pugazhendhi said,”Oh! I see”


Somanathan said, “And I run a real estate office in chengalpattu”

Pugazhendhi said,”Oh! Then you are a big businessman in this area”


Somanathan murmured, “I am telling only some of my business”

Pugazhendhi said,”mmm…ok”


Somanathan said, “Last night, a theft has happened in my farm house in Pulipakkam”

Pugazhendhi asked,”Oh! What kind of theft, what did you lose?”


Somanathan said, “I had an iron bureau, in which I stored cash”

Somanathan said, “The front door of the iron bureau got cut open and the total safe is now empty”


Pugazhendhi asked, “Didn’t you have any watchmen there?”

Somanathan said, “One watchman was sitting in the front gate, he has not noticed anything”


Somanathan said, “Another one who used to sleep inside the house got a sleeping shot”

Pugazhendhi exclaimed, “What? Sleeping shot?”


Somanathan said, “yes sir, he has slept through the night when the theft has occurred”

Pugazhendhi said,”hmmm…can I see the spot?”


Somanathan said, “Yes, sir, will you come with me or in your jeep?”

Pugazhendhi asked, “Are you registering a case or you want me to help you private?”


Somanathan said,”mmm…yes, Registering a case is a trouble for me”

Pugazhendhi said,”Ok, I will come in my jeep, and do the needful because I don’t accept any bribes”


Somanathan said,”Ok! Ok! No problem”

Somanathan added, “If you help me in this case, it is a big boon for me”


Pugazhendhi said,”Ok sir, I will come immediately”
(To be continued)