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Shooters recced Salman Khan's farm house before firing at his home, wanted to create 'terror': Mumbai Police
Apr 19, 2024 01:08 pm

During their custodial interrogation, the accused, Vicky Gupta (24) and Sagar Pal (21), told Mumbai Crime Branch officials that they had conducted a recce of Aprita Farms, Khan's sprawling farm house at Panvel, four days before opening fire outside house.Mumbai: Two men arrested for firing outside Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's residence in Mumbai had conducted a survey of his farm house at Panvel in adjoining Raigad district four days before the shooting incident, police said on Thursday.Prima facie, the duo's main objective behind firing outside Khan's residence in Galaxy Apartments in upscale Bandra on early Sunday morning was to create 'terror', a police official said, citing investigation conducted so far into the sensational inc.Both the accused, apprehended by a Mumbai Crime Branch team from Bhuj in Kutch district of adjoining Gujarat within 48 hours of the firing incident, have admitted to their involvement in the offence, said the official. Police have received importantVicky Gupta and Pal had received payment in cash by their handlers for executing the task assigned to them, but their bank accounts were also being examined, he informed. Pal, who had fired five rounds outside Khan's residence from a moving motorbike