After receiving death threats, Salman Khan finally receives an arms license. This is in reference to his application for a gun license for self-protection in the backdrop of threat letters.
The actor was issued the license after he applied for the same seeking self-protection against the backdrop of the death threat letters he is receiving.
Salman had received a death threat from the gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang. After which, he met the newly appointed Police Chief Vivek Phansalkar over the threat letter.
Salman Khan receives Death threat letters from gangsters
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There are reports that Salman upgraded his Armored and Bulletproof Land Cruiser after the threats. The vehicle has apparently been fitted with armor and bulletproof glass.
Salman’s criminal record and background were checked before the firearm license was issued. Only after standard procedure steps were cleared, did the police headquarters clear his file.
Mumbai Police release an official statement that reads
“Actor Salman Khan has been issued an Arms license. After he applied for a weapon license for self-protection in the backdrop of threat letters that he received recently,” said the
Police Chief issued license gun to Salman Khan for self-defense
Notably, Salman and his father Salim Khan receives a death threat on June 5. Days after Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead in Punjab’s Mansa district on May 29. Salim Khan’s security team found the letter outside their Mumbai home near the Bandra Bandstand promenade, where Salim Khan goes for his morning jog.
Salman and his father Salim Khan had received a death-threat letter. The letter states that they are going to meet the fate of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, who was shot dead in his vehicle last May.
Since receiving the threat, Salman has beefed up his security at his residence and on his film sets. The police also advised the actor to make fewer public appearances and avoid cycling around Bandra.
Reason Behind life threatening Letter
According to the information received from Maharashtra Home Department, the reason behind the Bishnoi gang threatening Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan was to create an atmosphere to show their power.
This is not the first time Salman has received threats. In 2018 when the trial of the blackbuck poaching case was underway. Bishnoi had allegedly threatened the actor because in his community blackbucks are considered sacred.
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