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October 20, 2012

Vancouverdesi News Update – Interview with son, Sanjay Goel

Source: Vancouverdesi

“And it’s sad to me when I’m told by Canadian officials this is an Indian problem. I feel that in this country that I’m not a Canadian and in India I’m being told I’m not an Indian. That hurts very much. We want the truth, that's all we want.” Read more...


October 19, 2012

CBC News Toronto - Ottawa police to review actions in India murder probe

Source: CBC News Toronto

Ottawa's police chief has ordered a review of all records pertaining to the force's involvement in the murder investigation of an Ontario doctor who was found dead in her brother's apartment in India nine years ago.  Read more...


October 19, 2012

Ottawa Citizen - Ottawa police chief orders review of 2003 international homicide investigation

Source: Ottawa Citizen

Chief Charles Bordeleau has ordered a review of the Ottawa Police Service’s role in the murder investigation of an Ontario doctor who found stabbed and beaten to death in her brother’s apartment in India in 2003.  Read more...


October 19, 2012

Asian Journal – Interview with Mumbai Police Asst Commissioner Jaywant Hargrude

Source: Asian Journal

Mumbai Police Assistant Commissioner Jaywant Hargude told CBC that Subash Agrawal is wanted “for murder and conspiracy of murder.” Mumbai police claim they have evidence to show Agrawal’s involvement.  Read more...


October 18, 2012

Asha Goel murder case: Ex-officer told to drop probe of Canadian killed in India

Source: CBC News

A former Ottawa homicide investigator says he was told years ago not to investigate the brutal slaying of an Ontario doctor in India. Read more...


October 17, 2012

Asha Goel murder case: Canada accused of stalling doctor murder probe in India

Source: CBC News Toronto

A lack of co-operation from Canadian authorities has stalled an investigation into the grisly slaying of an Ontario doctor just over nine years ago. Read more...


September 10, 2009

NRI murder case: Cops await permission to conduct narco test

Source: Times of India

Six years after NRI doctor Asha Goel was murdered on Malabar Hill, the probe seems to be moving in the right direction. Read more...


April 15, 2009

Asha Goel murder: Lie detector test on accused

Source: Times of India

The metropolitan magistrate's court has granted crime branch the permission to conduct brain mapping and lie detector tests on Praveen Vatsa, an accused in the Asha Goel murder case. Read more...


March 25, 2009

Fresh arrest in Asha Goel murder case of 2003

Source: Daily News & Analysis India

The Mumbai Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested a 42-year-old man in connection with the Dr Asha Goel murder case in 2003. Read more...


July 24, 2007

Ottawa officials urged to arrest alleged murderer of prominent Canadian doctor

Source: Sentinelle CNW

The family of a prominent Canadian doctor whowas brutally murdered in India 4 years ago is urging Canadian

officials to act on the arrest warrant that has been issued for the person responsible for the murder of their mother. Read more...


July 23, 2007

Family of doctor killed in India seeks justice

Source: CBC News Toronto

Almost four years after a Canadian doctor was the victim of a brutal beating death in Mumbai, India, her children say they are feeling betrayed by the Canadian government. Read more...


January 10, 2007

Asha Goel murder: Mumbai cop in Canada

Source: Rediff India Abroad

Chief Inspector of the Mumbai police's crime branch Jayawant Hargude is in Toronto for two weeks awaiting results of DNA testing -- by Ontario's modern forensic laboratory -- of articles pertaining to the case of Dr Asha Goel, an Indo-Canadian who was murdered in Mumbai, August 23, 2003. Read more...


March 7 , 2007

She was a proud Canadian

Source: Mike Roberts, The Province

In "pursuit of justice," Vancouver businessman Sanjay Goel returned again to Mumbai last week, his 18th trip to India since his mother was "brutally and heinously murdered" there in August 2003. Read more...


January 15 , 2007

Killings abroad go unsolved

Source: Curtis Rush, Toronto Star

More than 250 Canadians have been slain outside the country since 2000, the Star has found. Many cases remain unsolved. Relatives say Canada isn't doing enough to protect its citizens. Read more...


December 12, 2006

Asha Goel murder: Forensic report awaited

Source: Ajit Jain, Rediff India Abroad

Chief Inspector (Crime Branch) of Mumbai Police, Jayawant Hargude, has been in Toronto for two weeks waiting for results of DNA testing by Ontario's modern Forensic Laboratory of the articles pertaining to the case of Dr Asha Goel, an Indo-Canadian, who was murdered in Mumbai on August 23, 2003. Read more...


November 23, 2006

India asks Canada for forensic help in solving homicide

Source: JONATHAN WOODWARD, Globe and Mail

Knives, a broken granite slab, and the blood-spattered clothes of four men accused of slaying a prominent Canadian doctor in India are in Canada for testing, after Indian labs failed to produce DNA evidence. Read more...


March 23, 2006

Goel murder still being investigated

Source: MANDI HARGRAVE , Orangeville Citizen

More than 2 1/2 years after the discovery of her brutally beaten body in a brother's home in India, the police investigation of Dr. Asha Goel's murder is continuing and trial of the suspects is still a year away. Read more...


March 17, 2006

$5-million feud kills family peacemaker

Source: JONATHAN WOODWARD, Globe and Mail

She always believed her brothers would rise above a bitter feud over the $5-million left by their father. Read more...


February 23, 2006

Canadian charged with killing doctor over family fortune

Source: Asian Pacific Post

Charges have been laid against an Ottawa businessman for the killing of his sister two years ago in India, a murder that triggered more than 13,000 petitions from across the world that urged the Canadian government to help solve the case. Read more...


January 5, 2006

'I will find my mother's killers'

Source: Mata Press Service, Asian Pacific Post

She delivered 10,000 babies in Canada during her 40 years as a doctor. Two years ago, she was found murdered in Mumbai. Now her son is on a quest to find who killed his mother. Read more...


October 18, 2005

Arrests made in murder of Orangeville doctor

Source: The Banner

More than two years after Orangeville doctor Asha Goel was murdered while visiting her brother in Mumbai, India, police have arrested three men in connection with her death. Read more...


October 11, 2005

Goel murder suspects held

Source: Canada News



October 4, 2005

Brother set up NRI doc's murder over property row

Source: Times of India

Mumbai: A murder that shocked Mumbai-that of NRI obstetrician Asha Goel (62) who was bludgeoned to death at Malabar Hill in August 2003-has finally been solved by the crime branch. Three persons, including a relative, were arrested in the case on Saturday evening. Read more...


October 4, 2005

2-year delay raises questions

Source: Times of India

Mumbai: The failure of the Malabar Hill police station to solve the Asha Goel murder has raised eyebrows in police circles. The case was finally cracked only after the investigations were handed over to the crime branch. Read more...


October 3, 2005

NRI's fight to find mum's killers ends


Online campaign succeeds in netting three who murdered doc for property. Read more...


July 20, 2005

The response is tremendous


On July 16, Mumbai Mirror had published an article about Sanjay Goel's efforts to bring his mother Dr Asha Goel's killers to book. Since then, 3,150 people have signed the petition (pleading with the Canadian government to pressurise the Indian government into doing something about the case) and 80 people have e-mailed Sanjay sending condolences and sympathy messages.



July 16, 2005

NRI sets up fund for mum's killers


Canada-based NRI Sanjay Goel (35) is determined to 'net' his mother's killers. After his repeated visits to Mumbai yielded no results in finding out the murderers, the NRI has now decided to launch a virtual hunt and has started a website offering a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who gives him information about the crime. Read more...


April 5, 2005

Mumbai murder mystery cracked

Source: Deccan Herald

A suspected killer spilled the beans when he was subjected to narcoanalysis, brain finger-printing and polygraph tests in Bangalore. Read more...


November 30, 2004

Family seeks answers about mother's violent death

Source: News

REGINA - There are still more questions than answers in the brutal killing of a former Regina doctor, family members say. An obstetrician and gynecologist, Asha Goel delivered thousands of babies in her 20-year career in Saskatchewan and her 17-year career in Ontario.


November 29, 2004

The Case of Dr. Asha Goel was murdered in India in August 2003. Colin spoke to Dr. Goel's son and daughter about the case.



November 12, 2004

Goel family petitioning Ottawa to take on cause of murdered doctor

Source: Peter Criscione, Banner Staff Writer

PETER CRISCIONE, Banner Staff Writer

Who killed Asha Goel? For the last 15 months the answer to that question has plagued the hearts and minds of a community torn by the tragic death of one of its own. Read more...


March 14, 2004

He travels to India seeking justice

Source: Mid Day

Alpana Lath

Sanjay Goel lives in Vancouver, Canada. His mother, Asha, was murdered in Mumbai. About 12,287 kms and a long flight separate the two cities. But since August 2003, when the incident occurred, Sanjay has come to Mumbai seven times. Read more...


Asha Goel Scholarship Launched

Source: Canada News



January 06, 2004

Picturing Asha

Source: Seema Goel - The Medical Post

Orangeville, Ont. obstetrician Dr. Asha Goel was murdered in Mumbai, India last August. Seema Goel, her daughter, reflects on the two versions of Asha—the doctor and the person

As the deadline for this article drew near, I found myself increasingly reluctant to begin. My mother died not so long ago, 112 days. It was the end of summer, and the world was walking through a liquid heat. She died in a moment of violence which I have not yet accepted, or been able to comprehend. Read more...


December 16, 2003

Who killed Asha Goel?

Source: Jenny Manzer - The Medical Post

More than 100 days after the Ontario obstetrician's vicious murder in India, her killers have yet to be caught.

TORONTO – Sanjay Goel used to rise at 4:45 a.m., Vancouver time, to telephone his mother, Dr. Asha Goel, before they would each start their working days—he, as president of a cruise travel company, she as a devoted obstetrician at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville, Ont. Read more...


November 12, 2003

Police remain silent on Malabar Hill murders

Source: Times of India

The city police seem to have hushed up investigations into two sensational murders in high-rise societies in Malabar Hill over the past three months. Read more...


November 6, 2003

Suspect dies leaving cops baffled

Source: Indian Express Newspapers

THEY had their suspect. And a confession naming the man who was apparently behind it all. Yet, the Malabar Hill police failed to crack the murder case-simply because they failed to interrogate or detain the alleged main conspirator before he died of natural causes. Read more...


November 5, 2003

Accused implicates victim’s brother

Source: Bhupen Patel - Mid Day

Pradeep Parab, the only person picked up in the brutal murder of Dr Asha Goel at Sudhar building in Malabar Hill on August 23, has now named her brother Sureshchandra Agarwal as chief conspirator in the case.

However, Agarwal died on Monday from natural causes. Now police have put Parab through a lie detector test to find out if he is speaking the truth. The test results are awaited. Read more...



November 5, 2003

Update on the Investigation into the Brutal Murder of Asha Goel, Visiting NRI Doctor

Dr. Asha Goel, a prominent Obstetrician & Gynaecologist from Orangeville Ontario, Canada arrived in Mumbai accompanied by her son Sanjay Goel to visit her ailing brother (Shri. Suresh Chandra Agrawal) and sister-in-law (Smt. Kamini Agrawal) on August 14, 2003. Sanjay Goel returned to Canada on August 18. Dr. Goel was scheduled to return to Canada on the evening of August 23. Read more...


September 10, 2003

NRI's killer caught, mastermind at large

Source: Bhupen Patel - Mid Day

Even the confession of the killer isn’t enough for Malabar Hill police to initiate action against the mastermind of the murder of a 62-year-old NRI in August.

On August 24, Dr Asha Goel was found in a pool of blood by a maidservant in her Sudhakar Co-operative Housing Society flat at Dhabolkar Marg, Malabar Hill. After investigations, police arrested Pradeep Parab, a friend of one of the maidservants.



September 3, 2003

Asha Goel Obituary


Asha GOEL was a vibrant member of the many communities to which she belonged. She was a respected and accomplished obstetrician/gynecologist in Regina, Saskatchewan (1971-1987), Brampton, Ontario (2001- 2003), and Orangeville, Ontario (1987-2003) where she was chief of the Obstetrics Department.


August 28, 2003

Ex-Regina doctor killed in attack

Source: Angela Hall - Leader-Post

Friends of a former Regina doctor murdered in India last weekend say they will remember her as a caring person who was quick to lend a hand. Read more... 


August 28, 2003

Local Doctor killed in Mumbai robbery

Source: India Journal

ORANGEVILLE - An Orangeville obstetrician, Dr. Asha Goel, 62, was murdered over the weekend while visiting her elderly brother and his wife in Mumbai, India.


August 27, 2003

Slain doctor's son wants Canada's help

Source: Jordan Heath-Rawlings - Globe and Mail

The son of a Canadian obstetrician who was beaten to death in India last weekend is calling on the Canadian government to take a greater role in the search for her killers.

"There's so many questions that we are very angry and very frustrated. The deeper we go trying to learn what happened, the less we get," Sanjay Goel said. Read more...



August 27, 2003

Doctor killed in robbery

Source: Philip Mascoll - Toronto Star

Police in Mumbai, India, have settled on robbery as the motive behind the slaying of the chief of obstetrics at an Orangeville hospital who was visiting an ailing brother. Dr. Asha Goel, 62, was found early Saturday in a pool of blood on the floor of a bedroom at her brother's house in the upper-class suburb of Malabar Hill. A preliminary autopsy report said she had been beaten to death. Read more...


August 26, 2003

Ontario doctor slain in India; Orangeville MD beaten to death Police say robbery could be motive

Source: Philip Mascoll - Toronto Star

The chief of obstetrics at an Orangeville hospital has been beaten to death in Mumbai, India, where she was visiting her sick brother. Dr. Asha Goel, 62, was found in a pool of blood on the floor of the bedroom she used at her brother's house in the upper class suburb of Malabar Hill, police in the city said yesterday. Read more...


August 25, 2003

Another senior citizen murdered

Source: Mumbai Newsline - Express News Service

Mumbai, August 24: Security has been tightened in a housing society at Malabar Hill after a 62-year-old non-resident Indian doctor was found murdered in her brother’s flat on Saturday.

This takes the number of senior citizens killed this year to nine. Asha Sadan Goel had flown down to Mumbai recently to visit her ailing brother, Suresh Chandra Agarwal. Read more...


August 24, 2003

NRI found murdered in Mumbai


A non-resident Indian was found murdered on the 14th floor of Sudhakar Building in Malabar Hill, Mumbai, on Saturday.

Asha Goel, 61, had arrived from Toronto 10 days ago, police said, adding she was found lying on the ground with serious head injuries. Read more...