The threat letter was sent to him and his father Salim Khan on June 5
Salman Khan. Pic/Satej Shinde
Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s security was beefed up on Monday by the Maharashtra home department after a threat letter was sent to him and his father, Salim Khan, on June 5, reported news agency ANI.
Maharashtra Home Department strengthens actor Salman Khan's security after a threat letter was sent to him and his father Salim Khan yesterday, June 5.— ANI (@ANI) June 6, 2022
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The news agency also reported that a CBI team visited Salman Khan and his family in Mumbai on Monday.
Mumbai | A Crime Branch team leaves from the residence of actor Salman Khan— ANI (@ANI) June 6, 2022
Salman Khan & his father Salim Khan received a threat letter, yesterday. Bandra Police has filed an FIR against an unidentified person & further probe is underway. The actor's security has been increased pic.twitter.com/kvgyTGfeV1
According to the police, Salim Khan found the letter on a bench where he sits daily after jogging in the morning. He found the letter at around 7.30 am-8.00 am. The unsigned letter mentioned a threat to kill Salim and Salman Khan.
Later, with the help of his security personnel, Salim Khan contacted the police and an FIR was registered under section 506-II (Criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Bandra police station. A further probe is underway.
(With inputs from PTI and ANI)