The Haryana Police has finally arrested most wanted gangster Sampat Nehra of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang from Hyderabad. Nehra had threatened to kill Salman Khan in January when the trials of his Blackbuck Case were still going on.
Special Task Force’s (STF) Superintendent of Police Ashwin told the media here that Nehra, 28, was arrested from Venkataraman Colony in Sahibabad area late Wednesday evening.
Nehra, had gone to Mumbai for a recce as part of the plan; he clicked photos of the actor’s home and the routes leading to it on his mobile phone.
“In the first week of May, Sampat Nehra was in Mumbai and surveyed the house of Salman Khan and the time when he comes out in the balcony of his house to wave to his fans. He tried to find out the distance to the balcony and had even taken few photographs of the house,” said Satheesh Balan, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Haryana Special Task Force, on Saturday.[ecp code=”4″]
Haryana STF arrested Lawrence Bishnoi gang’s contract killer Sampat Nehra from Hyderabad. Police say ‘Bishnoi had threatened to kill Salman Khan in connection with blackbuck case. Nehra had gone to recce his residence in Mumbai&planned to flee outside India after executing plan’. pic.twitter.com/DttshYfoZR
— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018
The gangster has more than 20 cases of attempt to murder, carjacking, extortion, snatching and under Arms Act in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Rajasthan.
Nehra and his gang were involved in the attempted murder of an INLD leader’s brother, demanding a ransom of Rs. 3 crore from a businessman in Chandigarh, opening fire at a police team to free their associate Deepak from police custody and killing a man after looting his SUV at gun point in Kurukshetra.