Superstar Salman Khan and his father, film producer-screenwriter Salim Khan on Sunday received a death threat letter. It was found by the superstar’s father during his early morning walk at the Bandra promenade. An FIR has been lodged against an unknown person by the Bandra police. Now the Mumbai police as enhanced the security of Salman Khan and his father.
The Mumbai Police has taken the death threat seriously. They deployed a van outside the actor’s residence a day after a note threatening him and his father, Salim Khan, was found. Maharashtra Home Department said that after receiving the letter, we are looking into the matter very seriously.
Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan had found the letter during his morning walk. He found a note on his favourite bench where he would sit after his morning walk. According to the police, the chit contained death threats for both Salman and Salim Khan. “Moose wala jaisa kar dunga”: the chit said.
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Salim Khan contacted the police and an FIR was registered under section 506-II (Criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Bandra police station. The authorities are also checking the CCTV footage of the area.
The threat assumes significance as it comes days after the Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead. The singer was allegedly killed by the members of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang. The Lawrence Bishnoi gang, which allegedly killed Moosewala, threatened Salman Khan in 2018. Lawrence Bishnoi is lodged in Delhi’s Tihar jail and is being questioned by the police on the killing of Sidhu Moose Wala.