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Salman Khan death threat: The actor was granted gun license for self-protection

Reportedly, Bollywood star Salman Khan was granted a license to carry a gun for self-protection.

Published: Monday,Aug 01, 2022 05:35 AM GMT-06:00
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Bollywood actor Salman Khan made headlines recently following a death threat to the actor and his father Salim Khan. After which, Mumbai Police has now issued a gun license to Salman Khan as per ETimes reports.

The actor requested the license in order to defend himself after receiving death threats in the form of letters from Lawrence Bishnoi's gang members. He was granted the license after applying for it. According to a report in ETimes, Salman received the arms license after following the necessary process.

Before the handgun license was granted, Salman's background and criminal history were investigated. Only after standard procedure steps were cleared, did the police headquarters clear his file. The Mumbai Police in an official statement said, "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."

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According to a senior IPS officer, the license was printed following Khan's July meeting with Mumbai police commissioner Vivek Phansalkar. According to reports, the actor applied for a gun shortly after receiving the death threat.

For the unversed, Salman and his father Salim Khan had received a death-threat letter which stated that they would 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.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Salman Khan is currently working on Farhad Samji's directorial Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali with Pooja Hegde. It is said to be directed by Maneesh Sharma and will release on April 21, 2023.

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MsHolmes 1 months ago but why the heck he's getting D threats?
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