Bike-borne men accused of firing outside Salman Khan’s residence arrested in Gujarat

Apr 16, 2024

Bhuj (Gujarat), April 16 (ANI): The Mumbai Crime Branch has apprehended two individuals for their suspected involvement in the shooting incident outside actor Salman Khan's residence in Bandra West on April 14. Confirming the arrest, Mumbai Police stated that the suspects were captured in Bhuj, Gujarat, late on April 15 and will be transported to Mumbai for further investigation. The shooting, which occurred in the wee hours of April 14, involved two unidentified assailants firing shots outside Galaxy Apartments, where Salman Khan resides, before fleeing the scene. Initial inquiries suggest the perpetrators arrived on a motorcycle, concealing their identities with helmets, indicating a pre-planned attack. They discharged four rounds during the incident, leaving a live cartridge behind. Since November 2022, Salman Khan's security has been heightened to Y-Plus due to threats from gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar. Additionally, Khan has been authorized to carry a personal firearm and has acquired an armored vehicle for increased protection.