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Episode 125 April 10, 2021

Game Time: How an aspiring Olympic boxer became a gangster

Some years ago, Deepak Pahal had been a junior India international boxer, an aspiring Olympian, and many believed that he had a bright future ahead. But Pahal’s life took a dramatic turn. He is now one of the most wanted criminals on the radar of the Delhi police, carries a reward of 2 lakhs, and even has a unique modus operandi as a criminal.

In this episode, Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda talk about how his life turned out this way, and what it has to do with a decision that ruined the careers of many boxers of his time.

Read the original story here.


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Game Time: How an aspiring Olympic boxer became a gangsterSome years ago, Deepak Pahal had been a junior India international boxer, an aspiring Olympian, and many believed that he had a bright future ahead. But Pahal's life took a dramatic turn. He is now one of the most wanted criminals on the radar of the Delhi police, carries a reward of 2 lakhs, and even has a unique modus operandi as a criminal. In this episode, Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda talk about how his life turned out this way, and what it has to do with a decision that ruined the careers of many boxers of his time. Read the original story here. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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