Actor Salman Khan’s arms act case: Jodhpur court to announce verdict today
By Vamsi Krishna N : 18-Jan-2017
Jodhpur court to announce its verdict today in the Arms Act case of Salman Khan, one of the four cases he is accused of. Salman Khan along with his sister Alvira has arrived Jodhpur on Tuesday evening in order to appear before the Chief Judicial Magistrate in the court.
The verdict to be announced today by the Jodhpur court is for the case which has been registered under sections 3/25 and 3/27 of the Arms Act for allegedly keeping and using the fire arms that are expired in their license. Salman Khan has allegedly used these license expired fire arms in the illegal hunting of blackbucks on October 1-2 in the year 1998 in Kankani near Jodhpur.
The accused Bollywood actor has been directed by the court magistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit to be present in the Jodhpur court for hearing the verdict in the Arms Act case on January 18, for which the arguments from both the sides have been heard by the court on January 9.
Earlier, in the month of March in last year, Salman Khan has appeared in the court and produced his recording of statements, wherein he pleaded the court of his innocence and further accused the forest department of framing him in the case by cheating.
Salman Khan’s counsel, H M Saraswat said, “We had argued in the court that there was no evidence that Khan was carrying fire arms either during his stay here or during alleged poaching. What he was found in possession with, were actually the air guns.”
Salman Khan is also accused in two other cases in Rajasthan High Court wherein he is accused of illegal hunting of Chinkara.