Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal get death threats: One arrested
After Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, popular actor couple Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal has now reportedly received death threats. According to media reports, an unidentified person issued the threats on social media, after which Kaushal filed a police complaint at the Santacruz Police Station in Mumbai. After registering a case, the police have now arrested the accused, as per the latest report.
Why does this story matter?
The news of Kaif and Kaushal receiving death threats comes a month after Khan and his father, lyricist-screenwriter Salim Khan, were reportedly sent a death threat letter. Later, the Mumbai Police identified jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi as being behind the threat issued to the Khans. Further, on June 30, it was revealed unidentified persons delivered a threat note at actor Swara Bhasker's Mumbai residence.
A case has been registered, investigation underway
News agency ANI reported the Mumbai Police has currently launched an investigation into the alleged death threats. On Monday, ANI's official Twitter handle stated, "Police register a case against an unidentified man and initiate an investigation for allegedly giving life threats to actors Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal through social media (sic)." Later, ANI reported that the man has been nabbed by the police.
Recent report suggests that the accused has been arrested
Man named Aditya Rajput being investigated: Report
The person who issued the death threats is a man named Aditya Rajput, reported ABP Live. According to ANI, it is not yet known what exactly the threats said. Notably, Kaif and Kaushal were recently in the Maldives on a holiday along with friends and family, where they also celebrated Kaif's 39th birthday. The star couple got hitched on December 9 last year.
Meanwhile, Khan reportedly applied for weapon license
Meanwhile, Salman Khan met Mumbai Police Commissioner Vivek Phansalkar in South Mumbai on Friday, reportedly in relation to the life-threatening note issued to him. Reports suggest that the Race 3 actor has also applied for a weapon license. Last month, Siddhesh Kamble aka Saurabh Mahakal, an alleged member of Bishnoi's gang, said the gang was targeting Bollywood celebrities to extort money.