The Suspect – Part Five

‘Very amusing!’ said the Chief Inquisitor, ‘But you are not out of the frame yet, so I don’t know why you are looking so smug?’

‘You are bluffing, we both know that all you have is a flimsy piece of circumstantial evidence, you have no forensics, because I wasn’t present at the robbery and no matter how hard you try, you will not be able to place me there and you can lean on me all you like, but like I keep telling you, I am an innocent man!’

‘If you are innocent, as you say! why are you being so evasive?’ queried the Chief Inquisitor.’ ‘How can you reasonably say that, every question I have been asked, I have answered, I will agree that where you have tried to put words in my mouth I have disagreed. But you dragged me in here. I would have happily have come voluntarily had I been asked, so don’t dare expect co-operation from me!’ the suspect spat out angrily, as he thought with good cause.

‘Have you made any attempt to check out my alibi? because I am telling the truth, although you obviously have your doubts?’ asked the suspect. ‘I suppose you have a contact number that we can call?’ queried his questioner. ‘I do! it’s in my phone under Geoff, you will probably get his secretary, that is his office number.’ the suspect replied quite candidly, as if he had nothing to hide.

His attitude was beginning to confuse his interrogators, normally suspects had confessed by now. But this one exuded confidence, he seemed not to have a care in the world, it was most odd!

To Be Continued ……

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