Salman Khan acquitted in Arms Act case: Rajasthan court to pronounce verdict today; 5 key points

A court in Jodhpur Wednesday acquitted actor Salman Khan in a case in which the actor was charged under the Arms Act. The Rajasthan High Court had earlier acquitted him in two cases of poaching of chinkara. The actor reached the court after CJM DS Rajpurohit told his lawyers to present Khan in court.

Besides the cases of poaching of endangered antelopes under Wildlife (Protection) Act, a case under sections 3/25 and 3/27 of the Arms Act was filed against Khan for allegedly keeping and using the fire arms with expired licence in the poaching of blackbucks in Kankani near Jodhpur on October 1-2, 1998. Arguments by both sides was completed on January 9.

Khan had appeared in the court on March 10, 2016 for recording of his statements, wherein he had pleaded innocence and had stated that he had been framed in the case by the forest department.

News by: The Indian Express

 

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