MUMBAI: Two people in Palghar district were arrested by Mumbai police on the suspicion of being terrorists.
As reported by India Today, Anil Mahajan, a watchman and a former Border Security Force soldier alerted the Mumbai police to the presence of two suspicious men dressed like bombers with a bullet vest around them, and strolling in the street buying cigarettes.
After an hour-long search operation, police tracked the suspects to a bus however, the two men identified as Balram Ginwala (23) and Arbaaz Khan (20) turn out to be supporting cast members of a Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff film.
After an hour-long search operation, #Mumbai police arrested 2 men suspected to be terrorists, but later turned out to be extras on the sets of Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff's upcoming action film. #TV9News pic.twitter.com/o74uib9PQQ
— Tv9 Gujarati (@tv9gujarati) May 29, 2019
The production unit in-charge submitted authentic all papers of the two artists that confirmed that they were in fact, working as extras for yet to be titled upcoming film directed by Siddharth Anand.
Police still registered a case against them under Section 188 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) for “creating panic and disrupting peace among citizens.”
Here’s how Twitter users and made light of the situation.
Balakot wale sources Mumbai police ko bhi tip-off de rahe hai.
— Piyush Rai (@Benarasiyaa) May 29, 2019
Hahaaa humari police ko puri duniya dund rahi hai
— Sachin (@Sachin17874217) May 29, 2019
Hrithik is gearing up for his upcoming film Super 30, whereas Tiger was last seen in Karan Johar’s Student of the Year 2.