Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021
Outlook.com
Calcutta

A Tragedy For Mr Byomkesh

Police detectives are still probing Aabesh’s death, as Calcutta pricks its ears up at hints of a power hush-up

A Tragedy For Mr Byomkesh
Photograph by Sandipan Chatterjee
A Tragedy For Mr Byomkesh
outlookindia.com
2016-07-29T22:55:30+05:30

Way To a Tragic End

  • Aabesh, a typical teenager, meets an untimely death
  • Aabesh wanted a friend to introduce him to a girl
  • They were introduced a month ago and bonded
  • The friend’s father warns families of the ‘bad boy’, ‘bad girl’
  • The friend invites Aabesh to attend a birthday party
  • The boys return from lunch, continue drinking wine, vodka
  • Aabesh found bleeding, injured by shards of glass
  • The friend, son of a businessman, leaves alone in his car
  • Aabesh is taken to hospital, is declared ‘brought dead’

***

The whiff of a scandal, hint of a teenage crush and a swirling mystery involving businessmen, politicians and cel­­ebs have cast a shadow on the untimely and tragic death of a 17-year-old boy and keeping Calcuttans riveted.  The teenager, a class XII student of an elite school, was found bleeding in the parking lot of a well-known housing complex in posh Sunny Park in Ballygunge on July 23, and was declared brought dead by the hospital.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Helicopter Carrying CDS Bipin Rawat Crashes Near Tamil Nadu's Coonoor, 4 Dead

Helicopter Carrying CDS Bipin Rawat Crashes Near Tamil Nadu's Coonoor, 4 Dead

The helicopter was reportedly flying from Sulur Airbase to Wellington with 14 personnel including senior officials on board.

Aung San Suu Kyi Verdict 'Disturbing' But Will It Change India's Equation With Myanmar?

Aung San Suu Kyi Verdict 'Disturbing' But Will It Change India's Equation With Myanmar?

While India has time and again appealed for rapprochement between the democratic forces and the military, it has continued to engage with the junta in Myanmar.

Ashes, 1st Test: Cummins Steals The Show On Rain-Affected Day 1

Ashes, 1st Test: Cummins Steals The Show On Rain-Affected Day 1

Pat Cummins made his captaincy debut in style with a fifer at The Gabba, helping Australia dismiss England for 147. Then rain arrived.

World Inequality Report 2022: Women’s Share In Labour Income Globally Less Than 35%, From 30% In 1990

World Inequality Report 2022: Women’s Share In Labour Income Globally Less Than 35%, From 30% In 1990

Coordinated by economists Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman the study has a foreword by Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.

Advertisement