It was on Thursday night, that the person who sent the death threat to Bollywood megastar Salman Khan and his father, film writer Salim Khan, was identified as Vikram Brar, a close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, police sources said on Thursday.
After a short announcement, a shocking revelation was made by Time Now, alleging that an attempt to murder was made by Bollywood actor Salman Khan and that a sharpshooter was placed outside the actor’s residence.
Reports say that Lawrence Bishnoi, who is a major suspect in the Sidhu Moosewala murder case, sent a sharpshooter with a small-bore weapon in a modified hockey casing to kill Salman Khan.
Why Lawrence bishnoi wants to kill salman? The reports allege that the gangster and his men were tracking the actor’s movements and the sharpshooter was aware that the actor heads out for cycling around the neighborhood, without the company of a bodyguard.
Why Lawrence Bishnoi wants to kill Salman?
The plan to assassinate the actor was reportedly set in play while Salman was set to leave his residence for an event. However, with the added personnel in the area, the shooter who was reportedly planned outside the actor’s residence, backed out last minute, fearing being caught.
Brar, who is currently said to be abroad, is known to have two dozen criminal cases lodged against him in several states.
It was reported before that the Mumbai Police has suspected the possible involvement of the Bishnoi gang, and as a precaution, beefed up security at the Khan’s residence- Galaxy Apartments, Bandra West.
Reports also said that the Mumbai Police had suspected that the potential attackers may have conducted a discreet recee of the Khan’s movement in the area and their residence.
Bishnoi had earlier vowed to kill Salman Khan after the actor was accused in the blackbuck poaching case of 1998 in Rajasthan.
Salim Khan was handed over an unsigned, hand-written threat letter by an unknown person on a beach where he normally rests after jogging at the Bandra Bandstand promenade, around 7.30 am on Sunday.
The threat letter ended with a couple of initials including ‘L.B.’ which the police suspended refers to ‘Lawrence Bishnoi.’