80,000 Cases Solved So Far, Meet Rajani Pandit, the Desi Sherlock

A Facebook page called ‘Humans of Bombay’ recently shared the story of Rajani Pandit, a desi woman spy who has successfully solved over 80,000 cases.

Hours after publishing it, the post went viral.

"I was always a curious person–with my father in CID, I had learned the art of a thorough investigation. I was 22 years old when I started. Through word of mouth, people started tracking me down to help them solve their cases. And it’s a tough job, my parents didn’t even know until much later!" - Rajani Pandit

Rajani Pandit goes on to talk about her toughest case till date. She was given the task of gathering proof for a murder investigation. She went undercover as a maid for six months to find out who killed a father and his son.

“I was in college when I solved my first case. I worked part time in my first-year as an office clerk. A woman who I...

Posted by Humans of Bombay on  Tuesday, October 30, 2018

"Then one day, the hitman who she hired, came to pay her a visit. That’s when I knew it was my chance. So I cut my foot with a knife and told them that I had to go out to get bandaged. I ran out, went to an STD booth and called the client to come home with the police. They were both arrested that day! " - Rajani Pandit

Rajani says she is “married to her job” and she never felt the need to start a family. She’s won countless awards, featured on news channels and has also got some threats here and there!

"I’ve also received a few threats here and there–but my work is clean, my mind is clear and my courage is unwavering. But most of all...I’m a homegrown, desi Sherlock -- how’s that for a Resumé opener?”" - Rajani Pandit

Cheers to Pandit and her courage. Here’s hoping that she takes her solves cases count to a million!

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