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Salman Khan house firing case: Mumbai police arrests another member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang

Gunfire outside Salman Khan's home leads Mumbai Police to apprehend another Lawrence Bishnoi gang member, according to an official

Written by  Annesha Barua -- May 14th 2024 10:27 AM
Salman Khan house firing case: Mumbai police arrests another member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang

Salman Khan house firing case: Mumbai police arrests another member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang

PTC News Desk: According to a reports on Tuesday, the Mumbai crime branch has detained an additional member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang in relation to the shooting incident outside Bollywood actor Salman Khan's Bandra home. In the firing case, he is the sixth individual to be taken into custody.

The culprit, named as 34-year-old Harpal Singh of Fatehabad, Haryana, was taken into custody on Monday night from his hometown by a team from the Mumbai crime department, an official said. Early on Tuesday morning, Harpal Singh was transported to Mumbai, where he is scheduled to appear in court later that day.


On April 14, two motorcyclists opened fire outside Salman Khan's apartment in the Galaxy Apartment in the Bandra neighbourhood of Mumbai and then took off.

According to the official, Harpal Singh's name surfaced during the questioning of accused Mohammed Rafique Chowdhary, a different member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang who was taken into custody earlier this month in connection with the firing case.

According to the police, Rafique Chowdhary was given Rs 2–3 lakh by Harpal Singh in addition to being requested to investigate Salman Khan's home.

Anuj Thapan, one of the arrested individuals, is said to have hung himself on May 1 in a Mumbai police lock-up after being charged with providing the gunmen with firearms.

The firing case names Lawrence Bishnoi, who is incarcerated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat's Sabarmati Central Prison, and his younger brother Anmol Bishnoi, who is thought to be in the United States or Canada.

- With inputs from agencies

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