Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan had received an anonymous threat letter the police had said on Sunday 5 June. An investigation had been launched immediately regarding the same, the police had added. Moreover, Maharashtra Home Department has strengthened actor Salman Khan's security.
Statements of Salman Khan and his father had been recorded by the Mumbai Police after they had received the threat letter. Salman Khan denied receiving threat calls, threats from any person or having a dispute with anyone in the recent past, ANI reported.
The Delhi Police's special cell and Mumbai crime branch have now interrogated Mahakal alias Siddhesh Kamble, an alleged member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, in relation to both the murder of singer Sidhu Moosewala and Salman Khan threat letter cases an official told PTI on Thursday.
The man was taken into custody by the Pune rural police, reported PTI.
Salman was in Abu Dhabi for IIFA 2022. He had returned to Mumbai on Sunday and received the letter. The threat had come a few days after Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead in his village in Punjab's Mansa district.