Arbaaz Khan issues statement after shooting at Salman Khan's residence: 'Our family has been left baffled…': Bollywood News

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Actor Arbaaz Khan issued an official statement on Sunday, a day after an unidentified person fired shots outside his brother Salman Khan's Galaxy Apartments residence in Bandra, Mumbai. The statement clarified the family's position on the incident and addressed misleading information circulating in the media. Expressing the family's anguish over the shooting, Arbaaz Khan said, “The recent shooting incident… is very disturbing and disconcerting. Our family has been left baffled by this shocking incident.”

Arbaaz Khan issues statement after shooting at Salman Khan's residence: Arbaaz Khan issues statement after shooting at Salman Khan's residence:

Arbaaz Khan issues statement after shooting at Salman Khan's residence: 'Our family has been left baffled…'

The statement strongly denies claims made by some people purported to be confidants of the family, who suggested that the incident was a publicity stunt and that the family was not affected. Arbaaz Khan claimed that such claims are “vague statements” and should not be taken seriously. The Khan family has not previously issued any official statement to the media regarding the incident. Arbaaz Khan's statement clarified his commitment to assisting the police investigation.

“At this time the family is assisting and cooperating with police in the investigation of this untoward incident,” the statement read. The Khans have expressed faith in the ability of the Mumbai Police to protect their family and ensure their safety. The statement concludes by expressing gratitude for the public support, stating, “Thank you all for your love and support.”

For the unversed, in a shocking incident early Sunday morning, Salman Khan's residence in Mumbai became the scene of a security breach. Two unidentified assailants on a motorcycle fired multiple bullets outside the actor's home, sparking concern and quick action by authorities. No injuries were reported as the bullets were fired into the air.

However, the seriousness of the situation prompted immediate action by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who assured Khan of increased security measures. The Mumbai Police quickly launched an investigation into the incident and registered an FIR under section 307 of the Indian Penal Code and section 3 (25) of the Arms Act.

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