Murder mysteries arouse the anxieties of the middle class like nothing else can. Newspapers and television channels are flooded with theories about the possible suspects and the modus operandi of the murderers. Any investigating officer looks for three things—motive, weapon, and the location of the suspected murderer. The murders of Aarushi Talwar, the only child of Dr Rajesh and Dr Nupur Talwar, and their domestic help Yam Prasad Banjade, a.k.a Hemraj, descended into a murder mystery