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Mumbai Police arrest 25-year-old YouTuber from Rajasthan for threatening Salman Khan

en Bollywood News Mumbai Police arrest 25-year-old YouTuber from Rajasthan for threatening Salman Khan

The accused was apprehended after a video surfaced on a channel named Are Chhodo Yar containing threats towards Salman Khan.

Mumbai's South Cyber Police have arrested a 25-year-old man from Rajasthan for allegedly threatening actor Salman Khan in a YouTube video.

Mumbai Police arrest 25-year-old YouTuber from Rajasthan for threatening Salman Khan

Mumbai Police arrest 25-year-old YouTuber from Rajasthan for threatening Salman Khan

Accused Identified

The accused, Banwarlal Laturlal Gujar, is a resident of Boarda village in the Hindoli area of Rajasthan. Police identified him after a video surfaced on a channel named ‘Are Chhodo Yar’ containing threats against Khan.

Details of the threat

According to a report by Mid-Day, sources allege that Gujar mentioned the Bishnoi gang while making threats to kill Salman Khan in the video.

Police Response and Investigation

DCP Datta Nalawade of the South Cyber Police Station confirmed the arrest and the charges against Gujar. Sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) pertaining to criminal intimidation (506 & 504) and abetment (34) were invoked, along with Section 66(d) of the Information Technology (IT) Act.

"Considering the seriousness of the case," DCP Nalawade stated, "a police team was dispatched to Rajasthan for the investigation." He added that the team, with Gujar in custody, is expected to arrive in Mumbai by today.

This arrest comes amidst heightened security for Salman Khan following the firing incident outside his residence in April 2024. The investigation into this latest threat is ongoing.

Also Read: Salman Khan records statement on firing incident at Bandra residence; shares details


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