Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar given Y+ and X category security after threat: Report | Bollywood | Techno Glob

According to a report, Salman Khan has been given Y+ security cover by Maharashtra government. The actor is facing a threat to his life from the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, which is behind the murder of rapper Sidhu Mooswala. Due to this security, the Maharashtra government has decided to improve the actor’s security. Similarly, actors Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher have also been given category security cover. Also read: Salman Khan and father Salim Khan have received a threatening letter

In June this year, a threatening letter was sent to Salman Khan and his father writer Salim Khan, which was seen by the veteran writer’s bodyguards. The letter threatened to ‘mooswala’ Salman and Salim, a reference to the singer who was murdered in Punjab earlier this year. Following this, the Mumbai Police arrested several goons from Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang, many of whom confessed to targeting Salman.

Salman was given regular police protection by the Mumbai Police till now. However, now according to a Mid-Day report, the actor will be given Y+ security cover. This means he will have four armed security personnel on his person. Similarly, Akshay Kumar will now be given X-category security, which means he will have three security personnel on shift to protect him. Anupam Kher has also been given the same level of security. The report mentions that the celebs will bear the cost of this security.

Investigations in Mumbai, Punjab and Delhi over the past few months have revealed that gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldie Brar had planned to kill Salman Khan in Mumbai. Reports suggest that goons attempted twice outside his Bandra home during his birthday celebrations in 2017 and once at his Panvel farmhouse in 2018. Reports say that Anupam had his security cover upgraded after he received threats after the release of his film The Kashmir. Akshay was granted security based on social media threats against his nationality.

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