Karan Kakkar

  • Mumbai: Kakkar begged Palande for a painless death May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Delhi-based businessman and aspiring producer Karan Kakkar pleaded for a peaceful death before his killer Vijay Palande, and that is why the latter forced him to consume sleeping pills. The Crime Branch investigating the case of Vijay Bhimajirao Palande who allegedly killed Kakkar and smalltime actor Anuj Tikku’s father...
  • Will DNA 'nail' Palande, Sood in Babajee case? May 1, 2012

    Mumbai: The Crime Branch is likely to take DNA samples from Karan Kakkar’s murder accused Vijay Palande and Simran Sood, and match it against the DNA received from supermodel Viveka Babajee’s nails. In a parallel incident, cops also salvaged half of Kakkar’s corpse from the Kumbharali Ghat in Ratnagiri. This...
  • Not enough witnesses against Palande, Simran? April 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai Crime Branch officers fear that they don’t yet have a sufficient number of eyewitnesses to build a rock-solid case against the four accused — Vijay Palande, Simran Sood, Manoj Gajkosh and Dhanjay Shinde — in the double murder cases of Karan Kakkar and Arun Tikku. Officers of the...
  • Simran Sood now arrested for Arun Tikku's murder April 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Model Simran Sood, who was held in connection with the murder case of aspiring producer Karan Kakkar, was on Friday arrested for her suspected role in the murder case of Delhi-based businessman Arunkumar Tikku as well, police said. Sood was produced in the court as her custody in the...
  • Simran Sood arrested in Arun Tikku's murder case April 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Model Simran Sood who was held in connection with the murder case of aspiring producer Karan Kakkad was on Thursday arrested for her suspected role in the murder case of Delhi-based businessman Arunkumar Tikku as well, police said. Sood was produced in the court as her custody in the Kakkad...
  • Who wrote Viveka Babajee's 'suicide letter'? April 26, 2012

    Mumbai: The mysterious and suggestive note allegedly penned by supermodel Viveka Babajee in her personal diary before her June 2010 suicide will come under fresh scrutiny now. Khar police revealed on Wednesday that they would analyse samples of handwriting from all the three arrested in connection with the double murders...
  • Vora, Sood exchanged 1,700 calls: Mumbai Police April 25, 2012

    Mumbai: There were about 1,700 calls exchanged between stock broker Gautam Vora who was arrested on Monday for allegedly giving shelter to gangster Vijay Palande and Palande's wife Simran Sood, police said. Palande, a key accused in the murder of Delhi-based businessman Arunkumar Tikoo(67) and aspiring producer Karan Kumar Kakkar, had...
  • Kakkar murder: How Vora helped Palande April 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Why did stockbroker Gautam Vora go out of his way to allegedly provide material and logistical support to a murder accused on the run? After Vora’s arrest on Monday, Crime Branch officers are now sleuthing to determine if he is in any way connected to Karan Kakkar’s murder. Cops...
  • Simran Sood behind model Viveka Babajee's suicide? April 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Cops now have reason to believe that late international model Viveka Babajee, who took her own life in 2010, may have been driven to suicide over Simran Sood’s growing closeness to her then boyfriend, financial stockbroker and socialite Gautam Vora. Police sources suspect that Simran could well be the...
  • Palande's arrest leads to match fixing probe April 19, 2012

    Mumbai: The arrest of Vijay Palande in the Tikku murder case has helped the Mumbai Police crack two murder cases. The two cases include that of aspiring producer Karan Kakkar. The arrest of his 'wife' and small time actress Simran Sood, has also revealed the gang's modus operandi. Police say...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 18, 2012

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  • Tikku, Kakkar murders: Bollywood-underworld nexus back? April 18, 2012

    The brutal murders of Arunkumar Tikku and Karan Kakkar seem to suggest a return of the Bollywood-underworld nexus in Mumbai. ...
  • Kakkar murder: Cops scour phones for more victims April 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Ever since Delhi-based businessman Arun Tikku’s savaged body was found in his Oshiwara apartment in Mumbai, cops have been hurtling from one shocking lead to another, as they unravel the mysteries surrounding the macabre events that led to the murders of two wealthy victims Arun Tikku and Karan Kakkar. Cops...
  • Mystery neta helped Kakkar fix matches: Palande April 18, 2012

    Mumbai: A shocking revelation made by the accused Vijay Palande in the sensational Karan Kakkar murder case points to a mystery neta, who was liaising with the two in a match-fixing racket. According to anonymous police sources, the relationship shared by Kakkar and Palande turned sour when the two turned...
  • Video shows Karan's alleged killers in a Mumbai mall April 17, 2012

    Mumbai: In the latest twist in the murder of aspiring film producer Karan Kumar Kakkad, a CCTV footage has emerged showing two of the main accused at a Mumbai shopping mall. The CCTV footage shows the two accused, Vijay Palande and Ganesh Shinde, at a shopping mall in Mumbai on...
  • Mumbai: Karan Kakkar's body parts found in forest April 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Days after his arrest for allegedly masterminding TV actor Anuj Tikku's father's murder, Vijay Palande, who even claimed complete innocence in the case, made a shocking confession to another murder. Palande revealed on Monday that he killed and then dumped aspiring film producer Karan Kakkar’s body, following which cops...
  • Tikku murder accused confesses to another killing April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: In a new twist in the murder case of businessman Arunkumar Tikku, the Mumbai Police on Monday claimed that chief suspect, Vijay Palande confessed to the murder of an aspiring film producer Karan Kakkar. Parts of his body were recovered from Chiplun on Monday. Days after his arrest for allegedly masterminding...
  • Kakkar murder case: Police recover victim's car April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A near breakthrough in the Karan Kakkar murder case. Police have recovered the victim's BMW near Pune. The police have claimed that a known history-sheeter Vijay Palande has confessed to killing Kakkar and dumping his body. The body hasn't been found as yet. Palande is likely to be...