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Haryana Police say Salman in danger, tell Mumbai counterparts to be on high alert

FIle photo: Salman Khan. Photograph: (PTI)

WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Jun 14, 2018, 12.06 PM (IST)

As Salman Khan gears up for a mega-release of his upcoming film Race 3 on Friday, there is news that his life is in danger. Haryana Police’s Special Task Force recently arrested shooter Sampat Nehra who was assigned to attack and shoot the superstar. 

The police now have news that allies of Sampat are still in the open and will carry out the impending task. The cops fear that these people can still target Salman, and have, therefore, alerted the Mumbai police about the same. There are reportedly three other shooters. Also read: Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan have an Eid surprise for their fans, read details inside!

According to a report published in a website, a police official said, "Three of his sharpshooters – Raju, Akshay and Ankit – are on the run and as of now we do not have their location or an idea about their whereabouts. These men pose potential danger to Salman Khan.” Also read: Pravin Togadia associate announces Rs 2 lakh reward for anyone slapping Salman Khan
 
The Haryana Police also revealed that the trio had planned to free Sampat on Monday when he was being taken to the court. They added, “Due to this we made elaborate arrangements and changed the vehicles in which Sampat was being taken at regular intervals. The security was also beefed up so that the gangsters are unable to carry out their actions.”
 
After the alert, the Mumbai police have beefed up the security around Salman.  
 
A senior police official said that Salman is provided with personal bodyguards all the time, and also, armed policemen are stationed around his apartment and sets. 
 
Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi threatened to kill Salman in January over the blackbuck case. 

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