Salman Khan’s Firearm Licence Approved
New Delhi: Mumbai police have approved a firearm licence for actor Salman Khan. He had applied for the licence after he received a death threat letter. The actor had met Mumbai Police commissioner Vivek Phansalkar in this regard on July 22.
“Tumhara Moose wala kar denge (You will suffer the same fate as Moose wala),” the threat note said, referring to the killing of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose wala in Punjab’s Mansa district on May 29.
The police forwarded Khan’s request to DCP zone 9 in whose jurisdiction Khan stays. After getting the go ahead from the zonal DCP, Salman Khan was issued a licence.
According to Mumbai police, he has been issued a licence for one firearm. No mention of which firearm he can purchase.
According to experts, generally for protection, a person buys .32 calibre revolver or pistol, India Today reported.