Salman Khan firing case: Shooters produced before Mumbai’s Killa court; to remain in police custody till April 25

In a major update related to the Salman Khan firing case, both the accused were produced before Mumbai’s Killa court following which they will have to remain in the custody till April 25.

Updated on Apr 19, 2024  |  11:58 AM IST |  68.3K
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Trigger Warning: This article contains mention of weapons and firing.

In a shocking turn of events, multiple gunshots were fired at Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s Galaxy Apartment in Bandra. The two accused in the case were arrested from the Bhuj district of Gujarat after they fled the city. The duo was produced before Mumbai’s Killa court after they were brought back this morning. After their appearance, Mumbai Police have revealed that the honorable court has granted nine-day custody of the accused to them.

Shooters in Salman Khan's case produced before Mumbai's Killa court

On April 16, a while back, two accused in the Salman Khan firing case namely, Vicky Gupta and Sagar Pal were produced in the Killa court of Mumbai. The official update and video from the site were shared by the news agency ANI. In the video, both the accused were seen exiting the court premises after the appearance.

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Kachchh DSP confirms connection of accused with Lawrence Bishnoi

In addition to this, AR Zankant, Kachchh DSP while speaking to the news agency revealed that both the accused were in contact with the infamous gangster Lawrence Bishnoi.

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“Mumbai Police was investigating the case of firing outside the residence of actor Salman Khan. Mumbai Police informed the Kachchh Police that the two accused had reached Kachchh. Different teams were formed to catch the accused. Both the accused were arrested by Kachchh Police and handed over to Mumbai Police. During primary interrogation, it was found that they were in contact with Lawrence Bishnoi's gang,” he said.

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Mumbai Police gets nine-day custody of both the accused

Furthermore, after the accused appeared in court, an official press conference was held by the Mumbai Police. Lakhmi Gautam, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) addressed the series of events that took place in the past couple of days. He also revealed that the honorable court has granted a nine-day police custody of the accused. 

Talking about the incident, Gautam mentioned on April 14, two motorcycle-borne accused shot five rounds of fire at Salman Khan’s house at 4:50 a.m. Further addressing the Facebook post made by Anmol Bishnoi commenting on the firing incident issue, he called his language ‘threatening’.

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“Anmol Bishnoi’s role prima facie is visible regarding every other accused we will investigate and all the possible angles will be investigated in the due course,” he said. During his media address, he also gave a peek into the detailed investigation on the matter.

 

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