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AICWA supports Salman, makes appeal to PM Modi

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After two unidentified persons opened fire outside the house of superstar

Salman Khan

, the

All Indian Cine Workers Association

(AICWA) made an urgent appeal to

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

and

Home Minister Amit Shah

on Sunday to pay more attention to Khan’s security.
Two unidentified persons opened fire outside

Salman

Khan’s house in Mumbai’s Bandra at around 5 am on Sunday, police said.

According to police officials, three rounds were fired.

Mumbai Police

have initiated efforts to nab the culprits by examining the

CCTV footage

outside Khan’s residence in Bandra.

Firing outside Salman Khan’s residence: Mumbai Police in action mode; 15 teams hunting the culprits

“Today at around 5 am, two unidentified people opened fire outside the house of actor Salman Khan in Bandra. Police have received information about 3 rounds of firing. Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch has reached the spot for investigation,” according to Mumbai police.
The security has been beefed up outside the actor’s residence, and a forensic team is also present at the spot. “We are checking the CCTV footage from the area and the surrounding locality to identify the accused,” the police added.

The All Indian Cine Workers Association said in a statement, “Two individuals Fired shots outside Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s house this morning. Salman Khan is not just known in Bollywood or India; he is recognised worldwide for his contributions. The fact that Gunfire is occurring in Mumbai, especially in the city’s most VIP area, raises concerns about the Safety of ordinary Citizens when Salman Khan himself is not Safe. In the current Election atmosphere, Gangsters are brazenly firing shots.”
It further reads, “The All Indian Cine Workers Association appeals to Prime Minister Honourable Shri

Narendra Modi

and Home Minister Honourable Shri Amit Shah to pay more attention to Salman Khan’s Security and eliminate the groups responsible for the shooting. This incident has created a climate of Fear in the entire Bollywood Film Industry, Gangsters could exploit this fear to Extort money from Bollywood, as Salman Khan, often called the Godfather of Bollywood, is being targeted.”
“The All Indian Cine Workers Association stands with actor Salman Khan and his family because Salman Khan is a part of our family (Bollywood). Additionally, the Gangster, whoever he may be, aims to make a name for himself by targeting Salman Khan, given Salman’s immense fame. It’s imperative for the authorities to take action against these perpetrators to prevent further incidents of Firing, as every life matters, and the entire Bollywood Industry, as well as the Nation, stands firmly with Salman Khan,” the statement further reads.
Earlier, based on a preliminary investigation, the police said that the incident was carried out in a planned manner by the accused, who came to the spot on a bike.
Around three to four teams are currently scanning the CCTV footage of the area and visuals around Salman Khan’s house to identify the accused, police said.
Police said that the accused wore helmets to hide their identities.
Efforts are on to find out the route taken by the attackers to reach Salman Khan’s house by analysing the CCTV footage of nearby areas, police said.
A senior Mumbai Police officer said that a total of four rounds were fired by the accused and a live cartridge has been recovered from the spot.
The Mumbai Police is investigating from every angle to ascertain the identities of the assailants and from where they came, police said, adding that senior officials of the Mumbai Police along with the Deputy Commissioner of Police have reached the spot.

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