Honda CRV was zooming ahead like a shooting star over the black tar road of Nation Highway No. 2 between Kanpur and Varanasi.
Strapped behind the wheel, despite running AC, I was sweatening like hell, my red eyes which were deprived of three nights of sleep were fixed on the road, and I could sense my foot was making pressure on accelerator, harder and harder. The odometer was showing 122 Kmph mark. But I was oblivious with what I was doing. My mind was reminding me what she had said few nights back.
‘We are terrible together.’
‘I am no longer interested in this relationship.’
‘I want you to leave me, and wanna destroy every single trace of you from my life.’
‘I don’t care whether you love me or not, but I don’t love you for sure.’
‘WHY?’ I’d asked politely.
But, a Lier remains a Lier, she made me count 50 reasons. All fragile and mostly nonsense.
‘you’d promised that you will stay mine forever.’
‘Promises? I never given my words.’
After this conversation, I called some of my connections in UP Crime Branch’s Cyber Cell. They track her phone and within 48 hours I had known that she was into relationship with another man.
I could never tolerated it. It was a daring step as she had been told that I was not a man who gives up. If you are not mine you will be dead for not to become somebody else.
When I entered Varanasi, it was 3:30 and at 4:05 I stopped SUV infront of a peach color single storey house. I parked the car next to 6ft high fence. Open the cabinet buit in dashboard, took out my italian 9mm handgun, screwed a 8inch long silencer over the barrel. Checked the magazine, it was full.
Next moment, I was on the roof of CRV, then inside the boundary. A door which was to separate living area from compound was locked, I took 2 minutes in opening the lock.
I crossed the corridor, now standing infront of her room, i tried to listen to make sure if she talking to someone on phone. I found silence.
I opened the door and entered. She was lying on her bed. An open diary was on the bed. I reached the bed. And immedeatly I felt a pang.
Her left wrist was slit open. Blood was spilling on the floor. I tried to sense her breathing. It wasn’t. She was dead.
SHOCKED !! I took the diary and saw opened page. “I broken Magnet’s heart (i was magnet). His love was pure, I couldn’t cope with it. Life will be tough for him, but atleast he’ll stay alive.
Previous pages told me how her old schoolmate called her at his home, for a party and gang raped her. A week ago, she was inform that she was found HIV positive.
I was there to punish her because she was supposed to have betrayed me, what i found was her loyality much purer than mine. I text a message to one of my men with name and details of her friend, and in the end I wrote, “KILL THEM SLOWLY.”
I removed my shoes. Settled next to her on the bed. Raised and put her head on my chest …my nose into her hair. Thats the same old smell.
“I Love You.” I whispered. And with a huge bang pieces of my skull and brain with white smoke were all over in her room.
The Retribution I was there for was over.
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