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Two Men Arrested for Shooting the Home of Bollywood Star Salman Khan

It is alleged that Khan had angered the notorious Bishnoi gang by killing two antelopes in 1998 in Rajasthan. The gang belongs to a religious cult that reveres the animal as sacred.

The Mumbai police have arrested two members of a criminal gang for a gun attack aimed at the residence of Bollywood action star Salman Khan.

It is alleged that Khan had angered the notorious Bishnoi gang by killing two antelopes in 1998 in Rajasthan. The gang belongs to a religious cult that reveres the animal as sacred.

Khan is currently unharmed, but this is the latest in a series of threats the actor has received in recent years.

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The police said the two men, on Sunday morning, fired five rounds at Khan’s building in the affluent Bandra neighbourhood before fleeing on a motorcycle.

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Vicky Gupta, 24, and Sagar Kumar Palak, 21, were arrested near a temple in Kutch district in Gujarat on Monday night.

The actor and several family members were present at home when the attack took place, however, no one was injured.

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The police confirmed that both men were part of a criminal organization led by Lawrence Bishnoi, currently serving a jail sentence for the murder of Indian rapper Sidhu Moose Wala in 2022.

Khan, known for films such as Tiger Zinda Hai, Sultan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, was handed a five-year jail term in 2018 for poaching the protected animals, but his sentence was later suspended on appeal.

According to the authorities, the plan to shoot the 58-year-old actor was hatched by Lawrence Bishnoi’s younger brother, Anmol, through a Facebook post that has been traced to Canada.

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