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Anuj Thapan, arrested in firing at Salman Khan house case, dies by suicide: Cops | Mumbai news



Anuj Thapan, arrested in firing at Salman Khan house case, dies by suicide: Cops | Mumbai news

MUMBAI: Anuj Thapan, 23, one of many 4 males arrested in reference to the firing incident exterior actor Salman Khan’s Bandra home, on Wednesday died by suicide on the crime department lock-up at Mumbai police headquarters close to Crawford Market, police mentioned.

Anuj Thapan died by suicide within the washroom of the primary flooring lock-up utilized by the crime department at police headquarters.

Anuj Thapan alias Anujkumar Omprakash Thapan, who arrested from Punjab on April 26, was lodged in a typical lock-up together with 11 others arrested in crimes being probed by the crime department and the financial offences wing at police headquarters.

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A police officer mentioned Thapan went to the washroom at about 12:30pm. When he didn’t return for a while, some inmates went to examine on him and located him hanging from the window grill of the bathroom. Thapan was rushed to the close by Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital, the place he was declared lifeless. The physique might be despatched to JJ Hospital for autopsy examination, and the State CID will examine the dying.

A person, who was additionally within the lock-up, mentioned Thapan had been anxious since Tuesday evening about getting “caught within the case” and frightened that he wouldn’t be capable to get out of jail because of the stringent sections of the Maharashtra Management of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) invoked by the Mumbai police.

The crime department invoked the MCOCA in opposition to the suspects, alleged to be members of the organised crime syndicate led by incarcerated gangster Lawrence Bishnoi and his brother Anmol Bishnoi.

Anuj Thapan and his confederate Sonu Subhash Chander alias Sonukumar Bishnoi are alleged to have equipped the firearms and ammunition used within the firing incident exterior Salman Khan’s Galaxy Flats at about 5am on April 14. Nobody was injured within the assault.

In a social media submit, Anmol Bishnoi had claimed duty for the incident. Police have issued a lookout discover in opposition to him. Lawrence Bishnoi is at the moment lodged in a jail in Gujarat’s Sabarmati.

Two days later, the crime department made the primary arrests – the 2 alleged shooters, Vicky Kumar Gupta, 25, and Sagar Kumar Pal. 24. from Kutch in Gujarat. Thapan and his confederate have been arrested by the police from Punjab on April 26.

Police claimed that Thapan, who labored as a truck cleaner, was working for gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang and delivered the weapons on the directions of the bosses. The crime department recovered each pistols carried by the shooters from the Tapi river, together with 4 magazines containing 17 stay bullets out of the 38 supplied to the alleged shooters.

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