Short Story #1

Sweat was dropping from his forehead. He was nervous, his heart skipped every other beat. He was constantly looking at the watch on his wrist. The road was dark, but he could see people around. The kidnappers had asked him to drop the bag carrying Rs. One Crore under the first bridge on the highway. Suddenly his phone buzzed with the news of demonetization of 500 and 1000 rupee banknotes. His eyes were now red with tears. He had not seen his son since ten days.