- Salman Khan on Moosewala murderers list.
- The sharpshooters conducted a recce in Mumbai to target Bollywood actor.
- The information surfaced during the interrogation of Mundi arrested by the Punjab Police.
Punjab: After successfully nabbing all sharpshooters involved in the murder of Sidhu Moosewala, the accused during interrogation made an appalling revelation about the modus operandi and their conspiracy to kill Salman Khan.
Punjab Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav revealed that Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on the target list of jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang, known as the Bishnoi gang. He is the same gangster who orchestrated the killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. “During the probe, one of the arrested accused – Kapil Pandit – revealed that he along with Sachin Bishnoi and Santosh Yadav – had conducted a recce in Mumbai to target Salman Khan,” Gaurav Yadav, Punjab director general of police (DGP), told reporters during a briefing.
He also shared that Santosh Jadhav, who was arrested in Maharashtra in the Punjabi singer’s murder case, and Sachin Thapan, who was detained in Azerbaijan, were also part of the module that was targetting Salman Khan.
“Kapil was approached by Lawrence Bishnoi gang through Sampat Nehra and Goldy Brar to carry out the killing of the Bollywood actor Salman Khan. He revealed that, earlier also, he had carried out recce for several times with intention to kill Sidhu Moosewala on the behest of Lawrence Bishnoi gang to avenge the killing of Vicky Middukhera,” the top cop said.
Earlier a threat letter was sent to Salman Khan and his father, Salim Khan. in June, days after singer-politician Moose Wala’s killing in Punjab’s Mansa district.