Prof. Bodhi Mahankali
Full name Bodhi Mahankali
Gender Male
Status Alive
Birth 1961
Nationality Flag of India Indian
Origin MumbaiIndia
Family Apu Mahankali (son)
Sunila Mahankali (wife)
Profession History professor (formerly)
Affiliation(s) The Supreme Police
Position in Supreme Police Historian
Appearance(s) Criminal Case (season 1)
Why do the young use these digital screens with weird buttons? History books are much better!
—Bodhi Mahankali
Prof. Bodhi Mahankali (Tel: బోధి మహంకాళ) is a main character featured in Season 1 of Criminal Case, appearing as the Historian of the Supreme Police.


Hailing from MumbaiIndia, Bodhi is a 55-year-old historian who worked as a history professor prior to his tenure to the Supreme Police. Bodhi dons a white dhoti sherwani with blue details and a blue turban on the head. Bodhi has brown complexion and has a thick mustache. He usually holds a can with a snake design. Bodhi also wears a wristwatch and several rings on his left hand and charms around his neck. Bodhi is an intellectual and punctilious individual. Besides that, he abides the law of the land.

Height 5'8"
Age 55
Weight 152 lbs
Eyes brown
Blood O+



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Notable Events of Criminal Case

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Personal Life

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As the historian of the Supreme Police, Bodhi's job is to analyze physical objects and/or clues that require historical, cultural, and/or linguistic study and research, such as artifacts, and to return the results after a certain amount of time.

Below is the list of analyses Bodhi performs throughout the course of the game:

Case #1: The Shattered Crown

  • French Text (09:00:00)

Case #2: As Above, So Below

  • Summoning Ritual (12:00:00)

Case #3: Guten Dead

  • Portuguese Text (09:00:00)

Case #5: Backstabbing Myth

  • News Article (03:00:00)

Case #7: Burning Embers

Case #8: Guilt of Innocence

  • Foreign Text (09:00:00)
  • Cult Details (06:00:00)

Case #9: Crossing Swords

  • Foreign Text (03:00:00)

Case #10: Boom of the Rang

  • Arabic Manuscript (12:00:00)

Case #11: Innovative Beheading

  • Family Tree (03:00:00)

Case #12: Peak of the Desert

  • Arabic Letter (09:00:00)

Case #13: Pulling Leg

  • Strange Symbol (15:00:00)
  • Manuscript (06:00:00)

Case #14: Holding Hands

  • Arabic Text (06:00:00)
  • Manuscript (09:00:00)


  • Bodhi is extremely skilled when it comes to Sudoku puzzles.
    • Much to Yumi's dismay, he often tries to get Yumi to do a Sudoku puzzle as both she and Sudoku are Japanese.

Case Appearances

As one of the main characters and the historian of the Supreme Police, Bodhi appears in any World Edition case in which a clue requires historical study and research.


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