Mumbai: Minor held for threatening to kill Salman Khan

11 April, 2023 | Archana Raj

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Mumbai Police arrested a 16-year-old minor for allegedly threatening to kill Bollywood superstar Salman Khan during a phone call. Mumbai police informed that a threat call was made to the Mumbai Po...

Mumbai Police arrested a 16-year-old minor for allegedly threatening to kill Bollywood superstar Salman Khan during a phone call.

Mumbai police informed that a threat call was made to the Mumbai Police control room on April 10. The caller was identified himself as Rockey Bhai from Jodhpur in Rajasthan, In the call he said that he was a¬†Gau Rakshak¬†(cow vigilante). According to the information, the caller threatened to “eliminate” Salman Khan on April 30. Mumbai police revealed that the caller was found to be a minor. “As of now, we don’t think the call should be taken seriously. But we are probing why the minor behaved in such a way,” an officer said.
“A case has been registered at Bandra police station with regard to emailed threats to kill Salman Khan. In a joint operation, Mumbai Police and Luni police teams caught the accused, Dhakad Ram, a resident of Luni in Jodhpur district,” Ishwar Chand Pareek, an officer at Luni police station of Jodhpur told ANI earlier.
Khan has been provided with Y+ category security by the Mumbai police after assessing threat perceptions. The Maharashtra government assigned security escorts to the superstar after he actor received a threat letter from the Lawrence Bishnoi gang.