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Today s Power Scenario

Today's Power Scenario Romesh Thapar WHATEVER persuaded the newspaper editors in Delhi to give the international criminal, Charles Sobhraj, the hottest coverage ever seen? The 'escape' should not have been a surprise. Tihar Jail is notorious for its loopholes', whatever the levels of security. Then what? Obviously, the assumption is that a flood of easy money paved the way. How else did Sobhraj have himself moved from one section of the Jail to another to record his 'memoirs' for a visiting foreigner? Then again, who arrang ed daily interviews for him with a host of sleezy characters? And how was his departure to Thailand where he was to hang delayed for a year?

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