Accused In Salman Khan House Firing Case commits suicide in lock up.

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Ruby Zaidi

Anuj Thapan, 32, who was arrested from Punjab on April 26, went to a toilet attached to the police lock-up at 11 am and took the extreme step, sources said.
One of the accused, Anuj Thapan (32), who was arrested in connection with firing outside Bollywood actor Salman Khan, died in a hospital
where he was rushed to after attempting to end his life inside the lock-up of Mumbai Police’s crime branch, on May 1 afternoon.

The deceased Anuj Thapan ended his life inside the toilet of the lock-up using a bedsheet. He was rushed to the State-run GT Hospital, where he was declared dead during treatment, the official said.

An accidental death report will be registered at Azad Maidan police station in south Mumbai.

One of the accused in the case, namely, Anuj Thapan, has reportedly attempted suicide,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Datta Nalawade had confirmed earlier in the day.

The accused was in the Crime Branch lock-up within the Mumbai Police Commissionerate office premises. The Crime Branch claims that Thapan provided weapons to the shooters, who had fired five rounds outside the actor’s house.

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