Crimes from the East is a weekly Podcast where we embark on a journey through the twisted & wicked crimes & curious cases from the mysterious Eastern lands of India & South Asia.
Heista La Vista Baby!
Come sit by our campfire as we tell you the tale of the most suave and slick jewelry heist which took place at TBZ Jewelers in Mumbai 1987.
Valentine's Day Murder
In 2003 Sajini Krishnan made the grave mistake of marrying a two faced coward like Tarun Jinaraj via the ancient traditional system of arranged marriage. Come listen to us talk about this case from Ahmedabad.
Biren Dutta - Murderer Most Gruesome - Part 2
Part 2 of a tale of murderer most gruesome - Biren Dutta who heartlessly killed his wife & unborn child and scattered the remains all over Kalighat Kolkata in 1954. Alex listens as I conclude the horrific story with Biren's sentence.
Biren Dutta - Murderer Most Gruesome - Part 1
In January 1954, the people of Kalighat in Kolkata were shocked & shaken by a series of gruesome discoveries – dismembered parts of a female victim were left to be found the next day in Kalighat. Come listen about the incredibly unbelievable incident which cracked this case.
Alex & I discuss this gruesome old case over 2 episodes.
The Boy who remembered his own Murder
The Boy who remembered his own Murder – Veering a little from the usual, today we talk about the curious case of Titu Singh – the Boy who claimed to be a reincarnation of local Agra man Suresh Verma. Titu could remember multiple family members, places & events from Suresh’s past life including his murder!
Alex & I dabble in the arcane & mystic concept of reincarnation in this week's episode..come listen!
Hercules - Bangladesh's Dark Knight Vigilante
An anonymous vigilante calling himself Hercules rose up from the frustrated masses of Bangladesh to execute 3 accused gang rapists in January 2019. We never heard from Hercules again after that. But who was Hercules? Was it a civilian or a policeman or even perhaps a group of people..?
Alex & I ponder over the possibilities in this very uniquely South Asian phenomenon of Vigilante Justice.
You guys sound great and I enjoy both the story ss it progressed and the interaction between the couple host. You sound like you are enjoying the experience while connecting with the audience! Great work you too!
True crime junkies will love this podcast!
Who knew South Asia had spooky crimes that perfectly fit the true crime genre. Pia and her guest hosts do a great job sharing and dissecting desi crimes with a fun, story telling style that makes for easy listening. Recommend!