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Salman Khan threat letter case: Maha Home Dept reveals reason behind Lawrence Bishnoi gang's action

Salman Khan threat letter case update: Earlier, Vikram Brar, the brother of Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar (who is part of the Bishnoi gang and took responsibility for the Moose Wala murder) had planned to target Salman Khan.

Ridhi Suri Edited by: Ridhi Suri @SuriRidhi New Delhi Updated on: June 14, 2022 13:09 IST
Salim Khan Salman Khan (Left) Lawrence Bishnoi
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Salim Khan Salman Khan (Left) Lawrence Bishnoi (Right)

Highlights

  • Members of Lawrence Bishnoi gang delivered threat letter for Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan
  • Reportedly, the reason behind the action was to 'create an atmosphere to show their power'
  • The gang was planning to extort money from big businessmen & actors

Salman Khan threat letter update: Three members of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang had delivered a letter threatening Bollywood actor and his father-writer Salim Khan. According to the latest updates, the reason behind gangster Vikram Brar's plan was to 'create an atmosphere to show their power.' Not just this, the gang was planning to extort money from big businessmen & actors.

According to ANI, "As per info from Maharashtra Home Dept, the reason for the Bishnoi gang to threaten actor Salman Khan & his father Salim Khan was to create an atmosphere to show their power. The gang was preparing to extort money from big businessmen & actors."

"A team of Haryana Police on June 13's evening probed Sidhu Moose Wala murder suspect Mahakal & accused Santosh Jadhav to find out the whereabouts of Vikram Brar who is an absconding accused in another case. They (Mahakal & Santosh Jadhav) used to communicate with Vikram Brar online, but recently there was no contact among them," says Inspector Dinesh Chouhan, Haryana Police Crime Branch. "

Earlier, Vikram Brar, the brother of Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar (who is part of the Bishnoi gang and took responsibility for the Moose Wala murder) had planned to target Salman Khan after the brutal killing of Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moose Wala, according to police. ALSO READ: Salman Khan threat letter update: Lawrence Bishnoi gang's plan was to extort money, says police

 

On the other hand, 'Mahakal' was arrested by Pune police, last week. He allegedly told investigators that three members of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang came from Jalour in Rajasthan and one of them placed the letter on a bench in Bandra Bandstand area where Salim Khan, was sitting after his morning walk on Sunday.

The letter threatened that Salman and his father will soon meet Moosewala's fate. A team of Mumbai Police's crime branch, led by deputy commissioner of police Sangramsinh Nishandar, interrogated Kamble.

Sidhu Moose Wala's murder

The Punjabi singer was shot dead by gangsters on May 29. The incident happened within 24 hours after his security was withdrawn by the Punjab government. He was rushed to a local hospital where the doctors declared him dead. He was cremated on May 31 at the native village in Punjab's Mansa district. 

Canada-based mobster Goldy Brar reportedly claimed responsibility for the murder of the singer. Brar is a close associate of gang leader Lawrence Bishnoi. The Delhi Police on June 10 informed that they have identified six shooters who were involved in the chilling murder of Sidhu Moose Wala. 

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