An attempt was made to kill Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan. The revelation has been made days after Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan received a threat letter. During the course of the investigation into the murder of Sidhu Moose Wala, the police came across some more information into Salman Khan threat. A sharpshooter came within inches of killing Salman Khan outside his home, but the actor was reportedly saved by a whisker.
According to a Times Network report, Lawrence Bishnoi, a suspect in the Moose Wala murder case, has hired a sharpshooter with a small-bore weapon hidden in a modified hockey casing to assassinate Salman Khan. The sharpshooter was deployed outside Salman Khan’s Galaxy Apartment in Mumbai, but the backed out at the last moment.
According to reports, Lawrence Bishnoi and his men conducted a reccee of Salman Khan and discovered that the actor does not accompany security guards when he goes cycling in the morning. The assassins were aware that the actor wasn’t alert in that hour and was planning to shoot him right then.
It was previously reported that the Mumbai Police had suspected the possible involvement of the Bishnoi gang, and as a precaution, beefed up security at the Khans’ residence – Galaxy Apartments, Bandra West.
For the unversed, Salim Khan was handed over an unsigned, hand-written threat letter by an unknown person on a bench 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 suspected refers to ‘Lawrence Bishnoi.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Salman Khan has Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, which was recently retitled to Bhaijaan, in his pipeline. The actor will also be seen in Tiger 3.