Tikku Murder Case

  • Palande, 3 others charged with Tikku murder July 7, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Friday filed its chargesheet in the murder case of Arun Kumar Tikku, the father of Actor Anuj Tikku. Accused Vijay Palande, Dhananjay Shinde, Gajkosh and small time model Simran Sood have been charged of criminal conspiracy and murder. In its 630-page chargesheet, the police...
  • Palande held for illegal possession of bullets May 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Key accused in the murder case of Arun Tikku and Karan Kakad, Vijay Palande, was on Friday arrested in connection with illegal possession of ammunition in his apartment. Palande, who was arrested by the Oshiwara police, will be produced before a magistrate on Saturday. The case under the Arms Act was...
  • 'Palande had coaxed Tikku to write a suicide note' May 14, 2012

    Mumbai: In a major breakthrough, police on Monday claimed to have collected evidence to show that Vijay Palande, gangster and key accused in sensational murder cases, had coaxed Bollywood actor Anuj Tikku to pen down a suicide note after drugging him in a bid to eliminate him and then stage...
  • Tikku-Karan murders: Gautam Vora gets bail May 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Stock broker Gautam Vora was on Monday granted bail by the Bombay High Court in the murder cases of Delhi-based businessman Arun Kumar Tikku and aspiring film producer Karan Kakkad. Vora was arrested in April for allegedly sheltering gangster Vijay Palande alias Karan Sood, the key accused in twin...
  • Palande aides stole Tikku's property papers? May 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Wily Vijay Palande confessed to the police last month that he killed Arun Tikku, originally a resident of Delhi, for his property worth Rs 50 crore. Now, it appears that he got his associates to steal the documents to the estates. Anuj Tikku, son of Arun, has lodged a...
  • Gautam Vora was on hitlist, confesses Palande May 7, 2012

    Mumbai: In what could be his most shocking revelation yet, Vijay Palande, accused in the murder cases of Arun Tikku and Karan Kakkad, has confessed to the Crime Branch that Gautam Vora featured prominently on his hitlist, and that he planned to murder the stockbroker after eliminating actor Anuj Tikku. He...
  • 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...
  • 1,700 calls exchanged between Vora, Sood: Police April 24, 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 Kakkad,...
  • Mumbai: Stock broker arrested for helping Palande April 23, 2012

    Mumbai: In the latest in connection with the Arunkumar Tikku murder case, the Mumbai police crime branch on Monday sent stock broker Gautam Vora to police custody till April 27. Vora was arrested for helping prime accused Vijay Palande after he had escaped from police custody. This is not the first instance...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai: Vijay Palande used his wife as 'honeytrap' April 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The probe into two separate instances of murder of citizens from Delhi has revealed that former gangster and prime accused Vijay Palande used his model wife Simran Sood as a 'honeytrap' to commit the crimes for usurping properties of the victims, police said. "It has now emerged that Simran Sood...
  • 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...
  • Tikku murder: Girlfriend of accused arrested April 13, 2012

    Mumbai: There seems to be a new development related to the high-profile Arun Tikku murder case. The girlfriend of Vijay Palande, accused in the Tikku murder case, has been arrested in connection with a kidnapping case. Palande's girlfriend Simran Sood is linked to a kidnapping that took place on March 5. Simran...
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  • Tikku murder case witnesses high drama April 11, 2012

    Mumbai: One of the suspects held for the murder of senior citizen Arunkumar Tikku fled police custody but was re-arrested after a nightlong manhunt. In the court, the suspect, Vijay Palande, claimed he was never arrested. There were allegations of police torture by the man accused of murdering TV actor Anuj...
  • Tikku murder case: suspect flees, caught later April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Hours after getting arrested by the Mumbai police in connection with the murder case of Arunkumar Tikku, one of the accused, Vijay Palande, on Tuesday night escaped from the lock-up. Palande was re-captured six hours later. Palande, who had earlier maintained his identity as Karan Sood, is a history...
  • Tikku murder case: Accused escapes from lock-up April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Hours after getting arrested by the Mumbai police in connection with the murder case of Arunkumar Tikku, one of the accused, Vijay Palande, on Tuesday night escaped from the lock-up sending the police in a tizzy. Palande, who had earlier maintained his identity as Karan Sood, is a historysheeter...
  • Tikku murder case: Police claim breakthrough April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police have arrested three people in connection with the Arunkumar Tikku murder case. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai on Tuesday, Himanshu Roy, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), said that the murder took place possibly because of possession of the flat where the crime was committed. According to...
  • Tikku murder case: Mumbai Police arrest two April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police Crime Branch has arrested two people in the murder case of actor Anuj Tikku's father Arunkumar Tikku. Arunkumar Tikku was allegedly murdered last week. The actor was on the run after the murder. Tikku was found murdered in the bathroom of his first floor apartment in Lokhandwala Complex...