Police arrest Palande in escape case

May 10, 2012, 01:54 IST | PTI

Mumbai police today arrested gangster Vijay Palande in connection with his escape from the custody of crime branch officials on April 10.

Palande was produced in the court as his custody in the Karan Kakkad murder case ended today. The judge remanded him in judicial custody, after which he was re-arrested in the escape case, and taken into police custody again. 

Gangster Vijay Palande

"He will be produced in the court in the escape case tomorrow," said Deven Bharti, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime).

Palande's wife and model Simran Sood was granted judicial custody till May 23.

Stock Analyst Gautam Vora is already arrested for aiding Palande after he escaped.

Till now, Palande and his two accomplices have been arrested for the murders of Arun Kumar Tikku and Kakkad.

On April 10, he escaped from police custody, but was caught within a few hours.

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