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100+ Detective Riddles Inspired by Sherlock Holmes and Detective Mehul

Put your detective skills to the test with these 100+ challenging detective riddles inspired by Sherlock Holmes and Detective Mehul. From crime scenes to suspects, these detective riddles will help you hone your abilities and solve the case. See how many you can solve on your own, or challenge your friends to a race to the finish.

Dhamaka singh poisonous pill- Detective Riddle

1.Detective Riddles
Dhamaka singh had 2 pills, one was safe and the other was poisonous, he gave them to Sanjana and Aalia with some water. After taking the pill, both of them died. How did they die?


    • Dhamaka singh poisoned the water.

Poisonous drink - Detective Riddle

2.Detective Riddles
Riya and Aalia ate dinner together. They both ordered iced tea. Riya drank them very fast and had finished five in the time it took Aalia to drink just one. Aalia died while the Riya survived. All of the drinks were poisoned. How is that possible?


    • The poison was in the ice. 

Aalia's kidnapping - Detective Riddle

3.Detective Riddles
On the first day of school, Aalia was kidnapped. Police suspect three male teachers and question them. They were asked what they were doing at 8:00 am.

Mr Walter: I was driving to school and I was late.
Mr Thomas: I was checking English exam papers.
Mr Benjamin: I was reading the newspaper.

The police arrested the kidnapper. How did the police find the kidnapper?

  • Mr Walter
  • Mr Thomas
  • Mr Benjamin
  • none of these
    • Explanation :  Mr Thomas as he cannot be checking exam papers on the first day of school.

Gogo's safe room- Detective Riddle

4.Detective Riddles
After being chased for months, the most wanted criminal Gogo is finally condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?


    • The 3rd room because if the lions haven't eaten in 3 years they're already dead.

Jagga's bad fate - Detective Riddle

5.Detective Riddles
Jagga is found unconscious in front of a store at two in the morning. His head is bleeding and there's a brick lying next to him. When the police arrive, they carry Jagga to jail. Why did they arrest him?


    • Jagga was trying to rob the store. He threw a brick at the store's bullet-proof window and it bounced back and hit him. 

Detective Mehul and The scary cave - Detective Riddle

6.Detective Riddles
Once as detective Mehul was walking around the forest trying to catch Dhamaka Singh, he came across a cave. He suspected that Dhamaka Singh was hiding inside it. But to open it he needed to solve a riddle-  "You tell it not to come, but it still comes. You tell it not to go, but it still goes by. What is it?" can you help him? 


    • TIME
      Explanation :  TIME

Detective Mehul strikes again- Detective Riddle

7.Detective Riddles
A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His family called Detective Mehul who came there immediately. He went to the crime scene questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis: The wife said she was sleeping, the cook was eating breakfast, the gardener was picking vegetables, the maid was getting the mail, and the butler was cleaning the closet. Detective Mehul instantly arrested the murderer. Who did it and how did they know?


    • It was the Maid. She said she was getting the mail but there's no mail on Sundays!

The grandmother's ring - Detective Riddle

8.Detective Riddles
A woman calls up Detective Mehul to say that her grandmothers ring had been stolen. When Mehul visits her house, he sees broken glass on the lawn and dirty footprints. he arrests the woman. Why?


    • If someone had broken into the house, they would have left broken glass inside the house - the window was broken from the inside.

The Parisian thief - Detective Riddle

9.Detective Riddles
A killer told a detective that he would commit his next crime in the only place in Paris where you couldn't see the Eiffel Tower. How did the detective end up catching him?


    •  The criminal was hiding in the Eiffel Tower itself

The non-suicide - Detective Riddle

10.Detective Riddles
A body is found at the bottom of a high-rise block of flats. To the untrained eye, it looks as if the person had taken their own life. Detective Mehul goes to each floor and finds the window looking out to where the body is. He flips a coin when he opens each window. Once he has done this on every floor, he deduces that it wasn't suicide. Why?


    • None of the windows were open. If the person jumped, who closed the window?

The modern murder- Detective Riddle

11.Detective Riddles
 Mehul shot Aalia in her car. There was no gunpowder residue on her clothing and no bullet holes in the windows or doors of the car. How is it possible?


    • Mehul shot Aalia with a camera, which means he clicked her pictures in the car.

The infamous lake trip - Detective Riddle

12.Detective Riddles
  One day, Aalia and detective Mehul went to a lake. They saw that Jagga was swimming and Dhamaka singh was fishing. While they were sunbathing, Aalia noticed that her bracelet was stolen. When she looked around her, there were no signs of the robbery. When Mehul got to know about this, he immediately caught the thief. Who stole the bracelet?


    • Dhamaka singh, as he had a fishing rod. Only he could steal the bracelet without leaving footprints

Dhamaka Singh's dilemma - Detective Riddle

13.Detective Riddles
Dhamaka Singh escaped from the prison and ran to the countryside suddenly, on a small dark road, he saw a police car heading in his direction, Dhamaka Singh ran towards the car for some time then jumped off the road and rushed into the woods. Why did he run toward the car first?


    • When Dhamaka Singh saw the car, he was in the middle of a bridge. So he had to run toward the vehicle to get off the bridge.

Knock Knock - Detective Riddle

14.Detective Riddles
Aalia is on a blissful vacation after helping Detective Mehul catch bad guys. She is sitting in her hotel room when there is a knock at the door. She opened the door to see a man whom she had never seen before. He said, I'm sorry. I have made a mistake. I thought this was my room. He then went down the corridor and into the elevator. Aalia went back into her room and called detective Mehul to arrest him. What made Aalia so suspicious of the man? 


    • If it was his room, he wouldn't have knocked.

The chicken mystery - Detective Riddle

15.Detective Riddles
Two chickens were found dead on the farm. What does the detective Mehul suspect?


    • Fowl play