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Along The Blood Meridian

Murders that fixed the nation in morbid fascination and stabbed at our verities

Along The Blood Meridian
PTI
Along The Blood Meridian
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Every murder chips off our veneer of civility, exposing the dormant beast within. But once in every few years there comes along a murder case that stands out from the rest—crimes that dent our psyche, holding up a mirror to our darkest fears and anxieties. The trial of Aarushi’s parents, accused of the double murder of their daughter and domestic, Hemraj, is not the first murder trial that has us by the throat, refusing to let go of its stranglehold on our fickle memory, even after four years since we woke up to the sensational news.