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INTERNAL. POLICE STATION. DAY


Movement in a reception area and people waiting a waiting area.

PHONE RINGING FOR SEVERAL TIMES

RECEPTIONIST

Police station how can we help you? Hello… you want to talk to detective Emmanuel? Okay can you hold while I’m checking him for you?

WENT TO PASSAGE

Detective the call is for you.

EMMANUEL

Okay I’m coming right now…

Stood where he was working and followed the receptionist. (Beat)

Detective Emmanuel speaking how can I help you? Yes… Babala’s family okay you want us to go give them the message the bodies of their love ones will arrive this afternoon. No problem we’ll do that thank you.

RECEPTIONIST

You need something sir?

EMMANUEL

What time is it?

RECEPTIONIST

Twelve fourteen

EMMANUEL

When that two police man arrive send them to my office.

RECEPTIONIST

I’ll do that.

EMMANUEL WENT AWAY.


EXTERNAL. POLICE STATION. DAY


A police car pulls up car doors opens and shut. Two men in uniform followed each other inside police station.


INTERNAL. POLICE STATION. DAY


RECEPTIONIST

Here you are.

POLICEMAN 1

We had a long day today

POLICEMAN 2

It’s already lunch time I’m out to find lunch.

RECEPTIONIST

Before you go out

I’m out to find lunch.

RECEPTIONIST

Before you go out Detective Emmanuel want to see you.

POLICEMAN 1

Where is he?

RECEPTIONIST

At his office…

POLICEMAN 2

We’ll see him when we come back it’s a lunch time.

RECEPTIONIST

No No No…

COMING OUT OF RECEPTION AREA

He said when you arrive don’t waste time standing there… go see him and hear what he want to say.

POLICEMAN 2

Did he say why he want to see us? Or is there something you don’t tell us.

RECEPTIONIST

I don’t know nothing just go see Detective Emmanuel please. POLICEMAN 1

Okay no problem let’s go see him.

THEY FOLLOWED THE RECEPTIONIST TO DETECTIVE OFFICE

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