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Crimes From The East

English, Old Time Radio, 1 seasons, 61 episodes, 2 days 7 hours 28 minutes
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Twisted, bizarre, infamous & little known criminal & mysterious cases from India & South Asia.
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Bhootylicious Part 2

To be a Bhoot or not to be a Bhoot?! That is the question we never find the answer to in part 2 of this spooky series. There are SO many types of Indian Bhoots(ghosts) in the book & Alex had a blast delving into some of them like the fish loving Bengali Mecho, the Ghecho, the Bhego, the handsome driftwood dude Beri & uhhm how do we put this..a tribe of people with no anuses. Yup. You heard me.  Bollywood corner: Stree Source for the series is the book 'Ghosts, Monsters and Demons of India'. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/738269/ghosts-monsters-and-demons-of-india-by-rakesh-khanna/ Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
11/11/202356 minutes 27 seconds
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Guest Episode - Bedtime True Crime ; An Unusual Order, A Vengeful Motive | A Fowl Scheme | Vietnam

As we prep, record & edit our next Crimes from the East episode, we would love for you to give this new podcast from 1Up Media a listen, follow these links: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/049qbhtzyuKixZZrDTeFIx Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bedtime-true-crime/id1690528851 Bedtime True Crime is a thoughtfully written podcast which explores a real-life parable of a haunting crime, and the consequences that befall the culprits. We love the calm & matter of fact narration style. The stories are chilling and are sure to keep you up at night.. Here's an episode about a haunting crime from Vietnam where a Mother's drug debt resulted in the heinous assault & murder of her 22 year old daughter. In the 2019 Tet festival in Vietnam, student Cao was lured by an unusually large chicken orde
20/06/202315 minutes 40 seconds
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Deadly Devotion: Motherhood and Mayhem, Part 2 (Multi Podcast Collab)

Shane Waters brings to you the 2nd part of this Mother's Day multi podcast collab. Check out these twisted tales where these amazing podcasts tell tales of  Motherhood but not all sunshine & rainbows..  Part 2: 8. Once Upon A Crime [https://www.truecrimepodcast.com] 9. PNW Haunts & Homicides [https://tinyurl.com/bddffczy] 10. The Trail Went Cold [https://www.trailwentcold.com] 11. Coffee & Cases [https://tinyurl.com/pc25pzzs] 12. Already Gone [https://www.alreadygonepodcast.com] 13. Twisted and Uncorked [https://www.twistedanduncorked.com] 14. Mystery Inc [https://www.itsmysteryinc.com] If you enjoyed the short segments from these podcasts, definitely follow their links & give them a listen. So many different styles & excellent voices! With that said, we hope you enjoy this themed collaboration. Word to your Mother.. :)
14/05/20231 hour 13 minutes 21 seconds
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Deadly Devotion: Motherhood & Mayhem, Part 1 (Multi Podcast Collab)

This Mother’s Day, join Shane Waters on a chilling adventure featuring 14 podcasters (including Pia & Alex from Crimes from the East) as they share sinister stories of motherhood. Mother’s Day is typically a time to honor the love and sacrifices of mothers, but today we’ll be exploring the twisted tales that lurk behind the shadows. It’s an extra special, two parts, more than two-hour, Mother’s Day event. Podcasts are listed here in order of appearance: Part 1: 1. Foul Play: Crime Series [www.itsfoulplay.com] 2. Music City 911[https://musiccity911.com] 3. Crimes from the East [https://tinyurl.com/37sx22bt] 4. Cults, Crimes, Cabernet [https://www.cultscrimescabernet.com] 5. A Nefarious Nightmare [https://tinyurl.com/y5nuezs5] 6. Crimelines [https://linktr.ee/Crimelines] 7. The Asian Madness Podcast [https://tinyurl.com/5n8nv6ay] If you enjoyed the short segments from these podcasts, definitely follow their links & give them a listen. So many different styles & excellent voices
14/05/20231 hour 7 minutes 15 seconds
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Skeleton Lake - Roopkund

Up in the foothills of the Himalayan range, cradled between snowy slopes is a little lake called Roopkund. Not much larger than a frog pond, Lake Roopkund is actually a vault of secrets because in 1942 a forest ranger discovered a whole bunch of Skeletons in & around the water! Let's talk about this mysterious pool of doom! Spoiler: We don't know what the hell happened but we sure can speculate. Bollywood Corner : Forensic YouTube Vid on the case: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71YCO6hyLSU Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected] Bollywood Corner : Forensic
22/11/202242 minutes 11 seconds
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The Burari Banyan Tree Ritual - Part 1

On the 1st of July 2018, 10 members of the picture perfect happy Bhatia family in Burari, Delhi were found hanging from the ceiling & the oldest, 77 year old matriarch was found asphyxiated in the adjacent room. The public was chilled to the core & baffled by the weird occult overtones of the deaths. Hidden clues were found in diaries in the home and a terrible secret emerged. One the family had been keeping for 11 years. Podcast Promo : "How I Met You" - https://open.spotify.com/show/37CBaZ5i1NyC1kgDPZnKS3 Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
28/09/202259 minutes 10 seconds
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Bangladesh Bank Cyber Heist

In 2016, a mysterious gang of cyber criminals carted off $81 million USD from Bangladesh Bank in Dhaka! It was no ordinary thievery & took nearly a year of infiltration & planning by these digital bandits. Listen up to a looong episode on this caper. Actual story starts around the 20 minute mark in case you wanna skip all our internet nostalgia talk. Bollywood Corner - Chakra, Kannum Kannum Kollaiadithal 'Hacked' Docu on this story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z829a7GyHyQ Check out the promo from the Asian Madness podcast at 58m:30s - https://linktr.ee/asianmadnesspod Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
29/06/20221 hour 25 minutes 43 seconds
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Crimes from the East Trailer

Swanky new Trailer for this Podcast where you can hear us spill the Chai on True Crime & Strange Phenomenon from South Asia. Namaste! Website - www.crimesfromtheeast.com Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast Email - [email protected]  
17/04/202237 seconds
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The Schoolboy Murder - Justice for Pradyuman Thakur

TW: Death of a minor On 8th Sept 2017, The Ryan International School in Gurugram India was the scene of a most gruesome & tragic death of a 7 year old child, Pradyuman Thakur. He was found outside the bathroom gasping for breath as he bled from injuries to his neck. Who had done this unthinkable crime & WHY? The truth was so bizarrely mundane it was truly unbelievable. Listen in to find out. #justiceforPradyuman Bollywood Corner: A big little Murder, 83 Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
05/04/20221 hour 2 minutes 7 seconds
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Murder by Germs

Nearly 90 years ago India saw it's first case of Bioterrorism when an unscrupulous step brother tried not once but thrice to assassinate his younger brother Amarendra Chandra Pandey with the most unusual weapon of germs! Listen to this unique case that was featured in the 1935 edition of Time magazine. Bollywood Corner - Race, Raat Akeli Hai Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
09/03/20221 hour 7 minutes 19 seconds
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Murder in Kathmandu - The Khyati Shrestha Story

In 2009, 19 year old Khyati Shrestha received a call announcing her the lucky winner of a cash prize & a free vacation, she just had to come give an interview to claim it. She was never seen alive after that day. Listen to this tragic tale of greed, misdeeds & the devastating murder that left Nepal enraged & traumatized for decades. Bollywood corner: Lukamari, T3en, Ugly Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]  
11/01/202258 minutes 59 seconds
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The Nanavati Blitz - Part 2

Part 2 in the saga of a love triangle shot down by decorated Naval Commander Kawas Nanavati in 1959. We talk about the court case, verdict, retrial & the final ending to this tale of political intervention that seemed to swoop in every time & steal any chance of justice for the victim Prem Ahuja.  Bollywood Corner- The Verdict State Vs Nanavati, Ghazi Attack, URI Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
28/12/202144 minutes 47 seconds
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The Nanavati Blitz - Part 1

Part 1 of 2 on the Nanavati-Ahuja Murder case. Highly decorated Indian Naval Officer Kawas Nanavati shot & killed his wife Sylvia's lover Prem Ahuja one afternoon in 1959. The jury trial court case that followed was quite the sensation in India, the first trial by media of sorts & with an ending that left many questioning if Justice is truly blind.  Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
22/12/202144 minutes 5 seconds
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Disha - Justice Served?

On November 27 2019 at 6pm, 26 year old Disha parked her red scooter near a Toll Plaza. When she returned later that night, she was accosted by 4 men who had been watching her & waited to sexually assault her when she came back. Disha's murder lit a fire in India, the nation asked for justice with fervor. Was justice served? You decide. Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
07/12/202156 minutes 52 seconds
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Sleight of Hand-Ball

In 2004 the German Handball team welcomed the newly formed Sri Lankan team to the quaint town of Wittislingen. After tanking the first friendly match, the visiting Sri Lankan Team went out for a pack of cigarettes and well..you know what happens next.. Our first Sporty but not really sporty story! Video to watch after: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-jU4YJ0X58 Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
23/11/20211 hour 5 minutes 42 seconds
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Masala News 03 - Goldylogs

Covid brought out such inspirational quotes from some of India's brightest politicians! Also when you fly, don't waste space, carry some Gold wouldja? Listen to these shiny news stories in this episode. Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
09/11/202135 minutes 42 seconds
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The Body in the Trunk

In 1952 passengers on the Indo Ceylon Express smelled a foul smell coming from a green steel trunk which contained horrifying remains..a headless male body! We cover the grisly murder of the philanderer Alavandar Chetty who made the grave mistake of pestering an Ex. Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
01/11/202152 minutes 49 seconds
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Murder by Snakebite

With a uniquely desi premise of a Serpent's Curse, the Uthra murder case from Kollam, Kerala is not only a horrifying tale of loss but also the story of an idiot husband who thought he could fool the world with his superstition laden plan to murder his wife. Bollywood Corner: Sherni on Netflix, Pretentious movie review by Kannan & Biswa-Tum mere ho - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0n7OWo4Sr6U Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]    
21/10/202154 minutes 23 seconds
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Masala News 02 - Monkey Drivers

Take off your thinking cap and put on the dum dum one for this edition of Masala News where we discuss how important it is to welcome simian Schumachers & also a unique contest that will leave you scrunching your nose up. Support Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crimesfromtheeast/membership Buy me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimesfromeast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crimesfromtheeast/ Email us: [email protected]
09/10/202120 minutes 49 seconds