Entertainment News | Fireworks outside Salman Khan’s residence: Mumbai crime branch detains suspect’s brother

Mumbai (Maharashtra) (India), April 19 (ANI): In a recent development related to the shooting incident outside actor Salman Khan’s residence on April 14, the Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested Sonu Gupta, brother of accused Vicky Gupta, with continued questioning and suspicion over his involvement in the conspiracy, according to Mumbai Police sources.

Police revealed that the suspect, Sagar Pal, was influenced by the gangster lifestyle and got in touch with a gang to fulfill his dream.

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It is alleged that he received the contract for shooting outside Salman Khan’s residence as he was assured of significant financial gain.

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Describing the incident, Mumbai Police said that two unidentified persons on a two-wheeler opened fire outside Salman’s Bandra residence on Sunday morning.

The perpetrators, with their faces hidden under helmets, carried out the deed in what appeared to be a carefully planned attack.

Following the incident, the investigation was transferred to the Mumbai Crime Branch with more than ten teams deployed for a comprehensive investigation.

Preliminary findings indicate a calculated attack, in which the suspect fired four shots and a live cartridge was recovered at the scene.

The city police reaffirmed their commitment to investigate all angles of the incident and strive to identify the perpetrators and determine their origins. Senior officials, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, immediately arrived on the scene to monitor the proceedings.

Further updates are expected as the investigation continues. (ANI)

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