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Mumbai cops search Tapi river for gun used to fire at Salman Khan’s house

Updated: Apr 22nd, 2024

Salman Khan firing case

While the Mumbai crime branch is grilling the shooters held in the firing case at Salman Khan’s residence, the police investigation has now reached Surat, where the cops are searching for the pistol thrown in the Tapi river.

The accused, Vicky Gupta and Sagar Pal had used this pistol to fire at the actor’s residence, Galaxy Apartments in Bandra, Mumbai, on Apr 14.

The crime branch has prioritised searching for the pistol used by the shooters.

During their interrogation, Vicky and Sagar revealed that after firing at Salman’s residence, they reached Surat, where they boarded a train for Bhuj. During this train journey, they chucked the pistol out while it was crossing the Tapi river.

Salman Khan house shooting case

Based on technical surveillance, Vicky and Sagar were apprehended from Bhuj on Apr 16 by joint teams of Mumbai and Kutch police and were later handed over to the Mumbai police.

The Mumbai police have declared gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, who is lodged in jail in connection with the incident, and his younger brother Anmol Bishnoi as wanted accused.

The Mumbai police have revealed that Gupta and Pal allegedly received instructions from both Bishnoi brothers.

Notably, Lawrence Bishnoi currently serves jail time in Gujarat’s Sabarmati jail, while his brother is believed to be in Canada or the US.

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