Mumbai: The Azad Maidan police has registered a case against an unknown person who called on the Mumbai police control number and threatened to kill actor Salman Khan. The call was made on two occasions from Marine Drive and Kurar police station area hence, both the police station and the crime branch team is searching for the caller.
The Mumbai police control room received two anonymous calls within 15 hours, six days ago. According to sources, the police has managed to trace the phone number from where the hoax call was made, but it has not identified the person as the call was made from a public phone.
An officer from the Marine drive police station said, “We received a call from the control room about the incident and were informed that it was a PCO number from Marine Drive area.”
He further added, “The PCO is situated near a furniture shop. We had checked the CCTV footage situated in the same area but none of the CCTV covers the PCO so we could not trace the caller. We called Salman and asked whether he received any threat call but he said that he has not received any threat calls so far,” he added.
Control room officials said the caller, without revealing himself, threatened to kill Salman.
The police suspect that the called was in an inebriated state as the staff from the control room claimed that he sounded drunk and he repeated his threat during the same call, Salman Khan ko main goliyan maarunga (I will shoot Salman Khan).
A senior officer said, “Our crime branch team is also working on the case to trace the caller and to find out the reason behind his threat call. We will soon find the person and take action against him.”...