Report on the Depredations Committed by the Thug Gangs of Upper and Central India; From the Cold Season of 1836-37, Down to Their Gradual Suppression,

 
9781236350961: Report on the Depredations Committed by the Thug Gangs of Upper and Central India; From the Cold Season of 1836-37, Down to Their Gradual Suppression,
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 Excerpt: ... they slept, and next morning before day, we strangled the whole three (E) between Mohan and Hussungunj,--we deceived them and led them out of the highway to the bye path where they met their death. Gunga Bunya, at large, of Newulgunj, joined us on this occasion and remained three days with the gang. He has been in many murders. The gang then went, for about fifteen days in pursuit of men to thug, to Newulgunj, Bangurmow, Tukia and Meangunj, whence we returned by the same route and returned home. A total of nineteen men murdered in this expedition. This murder has been fully established. The traveller who happily escaped was Doulut Sing Havildar of the 37th Regiment, who attended at the Lucknow Residency and gave his deposition--all the Thugs of that gang who have yet been apprehended have either been or will be convicted. Narrative of an Expedition of Thugs from Oude to near Loodianak, as related by Teja, approver. 3d August, 1837. After the Julalahad and Hussungunj murders, I remained at my own house for two years cultivating; for my brother Kaisree, a Jemadar of Thugs, told me to remain to look after the fields, &c. After this a gang of about twenty-five of us, detailed below, started on Thuggee and travelled to Loodianah! We were led by my brother Kaisree, (hanged) and Meherban Jemadar in the Jail here--and by Utchul Jemadar--after our gang had all assembled we murdered five travellers in this manner, two (a) we murdered between Behta, and Eentgawun, and the same night three (b) more between Behta and Soonara--after this we murdered two (c) men between Bangurmow and Mooradhahad--we then crossed the Ganges, and followed the highway all the way to Loodianah via Meerutt, Kurnaul, Umhalah,--we had determined in our minds to go to Loodianah, hoping to fa...

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