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Deepak - the man who knows an awful lot

COMMENT "I cannot be bought. I'm priceless."

So says Deepak Jaikishan, the man who appears to know a damaging lot about a murder mystery and is threatening to tell some or tell all he knows about it.

But one cannot be sure about his bona fides because the ‘now you see me, now you don't' businessman seems to have a taste for expedient disclosure: he dangles tantalising tidbits as bait, perhaps, for negotiated compromises.

It appeared that one such pact was negotiated last Friday when he abruptly withdrew a court case he had filed on grounds that he had been cheated in a land deal...