Probably The Most Expensive Criminal Case In Indian History

The murder of De La Haye caused political turmoil in British India, and a king had to sell off 12000 hectares of land to win the case.

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It was the most scandalous murder case of pre-independent India. There was revenge, pride, and some even speculate love was the reason for…




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