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Consider yourself to be a detective....So who is the killer ??

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There are five people. One of them shot and killed one of the other five. Which man is the murderer?

 1. Daya ran in the Bangalore City marathon yesterday with one of the innocent men.
 2. Mohan considered being a farmer before he moved to the city. 
 3. Jaroon is a topnotch computer consultant and wants to install Balu's new computer next week.
 4. The murderer had his leg amputated last month.
 5. Balu met Ashok for the first time six months ago.
 6. Ashok has been in seclusion since the crime.
 7. Daya used to drink heavily.
 8. Balu and Jaroon built their last computers together.
 9. The murderer is Ashok's brother. They grew up together in Mysore.

Consider yourself to be a detective....So who is the killer ??

posted Jul 8, 2014 by Anil Chaurasiya

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The Five people are: Daya, Mohan, Jaroon, Balu, and Ashok

By process of elimination, Jaroon’s leg is amuputated and is the murderer.

Dyaya couldn’t have run in Bangalore City Marathon, if his leg was amputated. Hence he is innocent.

Mohan was a farmer before he moved to the City. Since the murderer grew up together with his brother in Mysore, Mohan is not the brother of Ashok. Hence he is innocent.

Balu met Ashok for the first time six months ago. Hence he is not Ashok’s brother who grew up in Mysore. Balue is innocent.

Ashok is not the murderer, since his brother has committed the murder.

This leaves Jaroon, who is the murderer.

answer Oct 7, 2015 by Ramana V Sista

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