VIJAY PALANDE

  • Palande chargesheeted in Kakkad murder case July 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The Crime Branch of Mumbai Police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against gangster Vijay Palande in connection with the kidnapping and murder case of the aspiring producer Karan Kumar Kakkad. Sources in the Crime Branch said the 1,042page charge sheet was filed against Palande, his wife and model Simran Sood...
  • Palande, 3 others charged with Tikku murder July 6, 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 630page chargesheet, the police...
  • Mumbai: Kakkar begged Palande for a painless death May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Delhibased 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 Tikkus father...
  • 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...
  • TikkuKaran 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 Delhibased 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...
  • Will DNA 'nail' Palande, Sood in Babajee case? May 1, 2012

    Mumbai: The Crime Branch is likely to take DNA samples from Karan Kakkars murder accused Vijay Palande and Simran Sood, and match it against the DNA received from supermodel Viveka Babajees nails. In a parallel incident, cops also salvaged half of Kakkars 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 dont yet have a sufficient number of eyewitnesses to build a rocksolid 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 Delhibased 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 Delhibased 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 Delhibased businessman Arunkumar Tikoo(67) and aspiring producer Karan Kumar Kakkar, had...
  • 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 Delhibased businessman Arunkumar Tikoo(67) and aspiring producer Karan kumar Kakkad,...
  • 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 Voras arrest on Monday, Crime Branch officers are now sleuthing to determine if he is in any way connected to Karan Kakkars murder. Cops...
  • 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...
  • 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 Soods 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...
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  • Tikku, Kakkar murders: Bollywoodunderworld nexus back? April 18, 2012

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

    Mumbai: Ever since Delhibased businessman Arun Tikkus 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 matchfixing 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 Kakkars 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...
  • Tikku murder: Girlfriend of accused arrested April 13, 2012

    Mumbai: There seems to be a new development related to the highprofile 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...
  • 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 rearrested 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...