On April 11th of this year, popular Bollywood actor Salman Khan received a threatening call that sent shockwaves through the industry. The Mumbai police swiftly took action, arresting an individual linked to the case. It was discovered that the person had not only sent a threatening email to Salman Khan but also left behind a disturbing letter. As a result, security measures for the actor were immediately heightened, with the Mumbai police categorizing his safety as a top priority. What unfolded in the following days was even more unsettling—a revelation from notorious gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, who disclosed his top 10 target list, with Salman Khan’s name prominently on top. This article delves into the details surrounding Lawrence Bishnoi’s intentions, the reasons behind his fixation on Salman Khan, and the broader implications of this alarming situation.
Increase in Salman’s security after receiving threats
Salman Khan’s life took a chilling turn on that fateful day in April when he received a threatening call. The Mumbai police acted swiftly, apprehending an individual allegedly involved in sending a threatening email to the actor. This wasn’t all; investigators also discovered a disturbing letter related to Salman Khan. Faced with such explicit threats, the Mumbai police wasted no time in bolstering Salman Khan’s security measures. Recognizing the gravity of the situation, they classified his safety under the highest category, denoted as ‘Y’. The move aimed to ensure Salman Khan’s protection and to deter any potential harm from befalling the beloved actor.
Case filed against Bishnoi in Bandra
In light of the alleged threatening email sent to Salman Khan’s office, the Mumbai police filed a case against gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, along with his associates Goldie Barad and Rohit Garg. The Bandra police registered the case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 506(2), 120(b), and 34. The charges reflect the serious nature of the crime and the authorities’ determination to hold those involved accountable. The investigation into the threatening email has been marked by a relentless pursuit of justice and a commitment to ensuring the safety of Salman Khan and others targeted in Bishnoi’s list.
Vikas Singh took refuge in Ayodhya
As the investigation progressed, Lawrence Bishnoi’s confession shed light on the extent of his vendetta. Beyond Salman Khan, Bishnoi also had his sights set on Shagunpreet Singh, the manager of the late Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. According to Bishnoi, Shagunpreet had found himself on the hit list due to allegations of sheltering the killers of Vicky Middukhera. The murder of Sidhu Moosewala had prompted Goldie Barad to claim retribution for Vicky Middukhera’s death, further escalating the situation. Bishnoi revealed that Vikas Singh from Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, provided refuge to the gang following their activities in Gurgaon.
Gun imported from the United States
Lawrence Bishnoi’s criminal activities extended beyond mere threats, with a disturbing arsenal at his disposal. In 2021, Bishnoi admitted to importing two ‘jigana’ pistols from the United States through Goldie Barad. These lethal weapons made their way into the hands of the notorious Gogi Gang, who then utilized them to commit heinous acts. One such incident involved the murder of Tilla Tajpuria inside Tihar Jail in April of this year. Shockingly, Goldie Barad, who was located in Canada at the time, brazenly claimed responsibility for