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Fresh threat to Salman Khan: Cops arrest YouTuber

Updated on: 17 June,2024 06:58 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Faizan Khan | faizan.khan@mid-day.com

Content creator, through his channel, claims to have support of Bishnoi and Goldy Brar, and that he intends to kill the actor

Fresh threat to Salman Khan: Cops arrest YouTuber

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Key Highlights

  1. The actor has received yet another threat from a YouTuber
  2. The YouTuber claimed to have the support of Bishnoi and Goldy Brar
  3. The Crime Branch swiftly took action and arrested the YouTuber in Rajasthan

While the Mumbai Crime Branch is initiating the process of obtaining gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s custody from Sabarmati Jail in Gujarat in connection with the Salman Khan firing case, the actor has received yet another threat from a YouTuber. The YouTuber, through his channel, claimed to have the support of Bishnoi and Goldy Brar and stated that he intends to kill the actor. The Crime Branch swiftly took action and arrested the YouTuber in Rajasthan.


Salman Khan. Pic/Instagram
Salman Khan. Pic/Instagram


According to the Crime Branch, after the YouTube video was brought to their notice, the cyber cell started working on tracing the location from where the video was uploaded. They also reached out to YouTube to remove the video from their platform and registered an offence under various sections of the IPC and IT Act.


“An offence was registered at the South Cyber Police Station under sections 506(2), 504, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 66(d) of the Information Technology (IT) Act. Considering the seriousness of the case, a police team was dispatched to Rajasthan for the investigation, and the accused was arrested and brought to Mumbai,” said DCP Datta Nalawade, Detection.

Mumbai Crime Branch team recovered two pistols and four magazines allegedly used in the firing. File pic
Mumbai Crime Branch team recovered two pistols and four magazines allegedly used in the firing. File pic

The accused arrested by the South Cyber Police was identified as Banwarilal Laturlal Gujar, 25, from Bundi district, Rajasthan. Gujar was apprehended for allegedly discussing the Bishnoi Gang and making threats to kill Bollywood actor Salman Khan in a video posted on the YouTube channel “Are Chhodo Yar.”

Actor Salman Khan
Actor Salman Khan

Officials have found that the accused shared multiple videos supporting gangsters Bishnoi and Brar. “We are verifying if he is a member of the Bishnoi gang. As of now, we haven’t found any criminal background, but this is being checked with the state concerned,” an officer said. The Crime Branch, already investigating the firing incident outside Khan’s residence on April 14 and has arrested several gang members.

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