New Delhi, June 13: Superstar Salman Khan’s security has been beefed up after gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s sharpshooter Sampat Nehra revealed the plot to eliminate the actor.
Recently, the Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana police arrested Sampat Nehra, from Hyderabad who revealed that has been plotting Salman Khan’s murder for months. He had done a recce of his movement as well.
Haryana STF arrested Lawrence Bishnoi gang's contract killer Sampat Nehra from Hyderabad. Police say 'Bishnoi had threatened to kill Salman Khan in connection with blackbuck case. Nehra had gone to recce his residence in Mumbai&planned to flee outside India after executing plan'. pic.twitter.com/DttshYfoZR
— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018
It is pertinent to mention that Salman received death threats from a local gangster named Lawrence Bishnoi when he appeared in Jodhpur court for the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.
So now with the arrest of his sharpshooter Sampat, Salman’s security has been reportedly tightened by the Mumbai police. Reports say that the police will be guarding his apartment to make sure no mischievous activities take place.
“We have enhanced the overall security of Salman Khan. Police will be present around his apartment to make sure no nefarious activity is done by the gang from Rajasthan”, a Mumbai Police official said talking to media.
There are reports that claim, from past few months Sampat has been plotting Salman ‘s murder. He had gone to Mumbai for a recce as part of the plan; he clicked photos of the actor’s home and the routes leading to it on his mobile phone. It all came to limelight after he was arrested.
Sampat Nehra is a sharpshooter, it is being said. He was working with the gang of Hyderabad’s Lawrence Bishnoi, who had also threatened to kill Salman Khan during his appearance at the Jodhpur court for his alleged role in blackbuck killing case.
Meanwhile, the actor is currently gearing up for the release of his much-awaited film ‘Race 3’ which stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Freddy Daruwala. The film is releasing on Eid, June 15, 2018.