It’s time to wake up the detective within you and present you with following interesting and suspense driven detective story based riddle to test your IQ. Solving brain teasing detective riddles have always proved to increase mind’s awareness. Let’s dive in with the riddle.
Who killed the rich?
Once upon a time, lived a rich man who was praised for his richness all over the city. A Sunday afternoon, the rich man was found dead in his living room. The police was called immediately to look upon the matter. Upon reaching his house, police asked everyone who were present in the house to gather in front of him.
The 4 persons, namely : the cook, the maid, the gardener and rich man’s wife; who were in the house immediately lined up in front of the police. Everyone was asked to tell what they were doing at the time of his death.
- Maid : “I was in the kitchen washing the dishes”.
- Gardener : “I was in the garden watering the flowers”.
- Cook : “I was cooking breakfast”.
- Wife : “I was resting in my bedroom”.
On listening to all the individual statements of every person, the police immediately figured out who has killed the rich man. Can you tell how did the police catch the killer? Think before seeing the explanation.
Have you figured out who is the killer? Well, no doubt the killer is the Cook.
The cook was caught in his own story when he tried to lie in front of the policeman. He told the Police that he was cooking “breakfast” at the time his owner died. But in the beginning of the story, you were already told that the rich man was killed on a Sunday afternoon. If it was afternoon then how come the cook was cooking “breakfast“. The policeman was instantly hit by this lie and figured out the real killer. Did you also figure out the killer? If yes then it signals the increased level of awareness you have.
Do share this interesting detective story with your intelligent friends and see whether they can find the killer.
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