Date: 16th February 2001

Did Underworld murder Indian Film Star?

Police in Mumbai, India suspect an underworld gang, the Abu Salem, in the murder of Indian actor Dinesh Anand Wednesday, the Times of India reported today (Friday). Anand's death occurred as authorities in India launched an investigation of ties between Bollywood producers and members of organized crime. The Times noted that Anand, who was found shot to death in his car, had been close to producer Mukesh Duggal, who had also been shot by hitmen in 1997.

Source: Studio Briefing