Monday, April 09, 2007

Is it ok that a man died?

I've realised that noone seems to talk about Bob Woolmer's murder any more. MURDER! Doesn’t that word just scream out at you? Yet its off the radar…or so it seems. Does that mean it was ok? Does it mean it wasn’t a big deal? Till a week after the incident there was some news or the other about it…though all very haphazard…making you wonder how such crappy investigation was going on for such a high profile case. But now there's nothing! I watch an Indian news channel fairly regularly and it seems like every 3rd program on it has some discussion regarding where Indian cricket will head next. Yet, not once is the tragedy of Bob Woolmer mentioned. How can something like that be forgotten? Shouldn’t people try to find the reason behind it? It was MURDER! In the name of a game! And yet all people are back to talking about is how Bangladesh managed to beat South Africa. I'm not trying to take anything away from them here (well done to them of course!). Was just using it as an example. Why is noone even giving out news about whats happening with the investigation? He was strangled they said. We were shocked. Then they said 'wait. Maybe he was poisoned'…and then what? NOTHING! Should I join the conspiracy theorists and say the police is being manipulated by the ICC. I choose not to so far. But it saddens me to think that people have forgotten that a man lost his life…and just continue to watch the tournament pretending nothing ever happened.

4 comments:

Vik said...

well as they say, the show must go on right. And besides, how long should a murder linger on in the news, especially if there hasn't been any updates? I don't think the police have made any progress in finding the murderer. They seem to come up with a new theory everyday. I seriously doubt that there is any conspiracy involved and don't think the ICC are manipulating the police in any way, I mean its the Scotland Yard we're talking about here. No one has forgotten about it, Pakis have sent their investigators to the Caribbean as well. It is deeply tragic that such a great person and cricket legend passed away but the harsh reality is that life goes on....(pardon the irony)

OnCloud9 said...

perhaps.

of course life goes on.

but must the show always go on?

Vik said...

check this out... http://content-nz.cricinfo.com/woolmer/content/current/story/286045.html
as you can see something has been happening pretty much everyday. so just because there is no news in the media doesn't mean police are sitting around doing nothing. guess we'll find out in a few weeks what happened.

Vik said...

http://content-nz.cricinfo.com/woolmer/content/current/story/286045.html