Inspector Ghote has been transferred to the BATS - the Black-money and Allied Transactions Squad. The BATS officers should be working to arrest pickpockets and sneak thieves, but Ghote's tough mission is to root out corruption in his new fellow officers, as it seems that someone has been leaking information so that police operations fail. On this patch of coastal India, in a world of underground finance, stolen money can lead to a whole host of black market transactions, including gold-smuggling operations. In the course of his duties, Ghote acquires a torturing overwhelming suspicion of everyone and everything, and he resolves to resign from the Bombay Police Department - amid protestations from his wife...
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Insp. Ghote of the Bombay police has been regulated to antipickpocket patrol where he promptly gets himself into one of those fearful fixes which are equally the product of his faults and his virtues.Product Description:
More Indian crime fiction featuring the intrepid detective, this time set in Mumbai.
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Book Description Penguin, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140041613