New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan received an anonymous letter threatening to kill the actor-screenwriter duo. Acting on information, the Mumbai Police immediately stepped up security for the actor, and also beefed up security around the actor’s residence Galaxy Apartments in suburban Bandra. A case under section 506-II (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Bandra police station.
The police also recorded Salim Khan’s statement in this regard on Monday (June 6). “Police recorded the statements of Salim Khan and his two bodyguards, but could not record Salman’s statement as he was not available,” an official told PTI.
According to a police source, the letter said, “Salim Khan, Salman Khan very soon will be your Moosewala GB LB? (Salim Khan, Salman Khan very soon you will meet the fate of Moosewala.) There was speculation that ‘GB’ and ‘ LB’ may refer to gangsters Goldie Brar and Lawrence Bishnoi, though police did not comment on this aspect.
Watch Salman Khan enter his Galaxy apartment on Monday
Salman Khan will leave for Hyderabad to shoot for the film amid threats to kill him
Now, a report in ETimes states that amidst death threats, Salman is flying to Hyderabad today for the next schedule of his home production ‘Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali’. The website said, “Salman and the entire team will fly to Hyderabad today for a 25-day schedule of Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali. Thereafter, Salman will return and join the Tiger 3 schedule in Mumbai.”
On Monday afternoon, five Mumbai Crime Branch officials along with a team of local police personnel went to the actor’s Galaxy residence for an inspection regarding the anonymous letter received by Salim Khan. “He spent nearly an hour at the actor’s house,” an official said. However, an official statement has not been issued in this regard yet.
“Investigators collected footage from over 200 CCTV cameras in the area to identify the person who dropped the letter on a bench in Bandra Bandstand where Salim Khan, a noted screenwriter, was on Sunday morning walk,” the official said. Sitting after.”
Salman, who went to Abu Dhabi for the IIFA Awards 2022, returned to Mumbai on Sunday itself. His brothers Sohail and Arbaaz came to meet him at his home in Galaxy Apartments on Monday evening.
On the work front, the actor has films like ‘Tiger 3’, ‘Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali’, ‘Kick 2’ in the pipeline.