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MEDICAL HISTORY

Bacteria as a Murder Weapon: A Tale from Colonial Calcutta

Keywords : Calcutta, Murder, Pakur, Plague,Bombay

Citation Information : Bacteria as a Murder Weapon: A Tale from Colonial Calcutta. Bengal Physician Journal 2019; 6 (2):37-39.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10070-6112

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

In this small article, the true crime story of a fratricidal incident in Calcutta during the 1930s has been recollected. The story is notable for the very unusual murder weapon used by the criminals. (Since this is a story about colonial times, the names of various Indian cities, as used in this article, reflect the names used during the British rule.)


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