Police Encounters, based on anecdotes and experiences narrated to the author
by Police Inspector Late Jayant Wagle of the C.I.D.,
Bombay, during the span of his illustrious career, gives an insight into the
life of officers, dedicated and conscientious, working with a mission. The story
reveals the human side of the criminal and takes us into the world of crime and
criminals, who were brought to book by the sheer guts, resilience, and patience
of this charismatic officer. It tries to set forth before the reader the
functioning of the police force and the machinery, which is made use of to
conclude each case, which makes us realize that “Truth is ultimately greater
The method of crime detection, personal to
Inspector Wagle, can be taken heed of and may enlighten and serve as a beacon of
light to all the young police officers, even in the present times.
Medha, a student of English literature, graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. Her graduation in Law from the Government Law College, Mumbai and legal practice in the High Court of Bombay and also working towards the cause of adoption, did not dampen her literary spirit, which gave birth to Police Encounters. Medha has written a sequel to Police Encounters, her maiden venture, and has two more books to her credit. Presently, she is leading a quiet and happy life with her five grandchildren. She writes poems and short stories in her spare time, dabbles in Haiku, loves to paint on canvas, travels and listens to soothing music, and also keeps up with her Yoga asanas.