Salman Khan Acquitted – 17 Years Old Case Closes for Lack of Evidence

Salman Khan acquitted of all charges under the Arms Act Violations. The Jodhpur Court acquitted the Bollywood Superstar for the Arms Act violation case of 1998 when he reportedly poached Blackbuck and Chinkara during the shooting of Hum Sath Sath Hain under Rajashri Productions.

Salman Khan Acquitted

The Jodhpur Court concluded the 17 years old case as the Prosecution failed to come up with conclusive evidence against the Superstar. The case came to judgment in 2014, however, the undecided prosecution application delayed the judgment by a couple of years. The lawyer of Salman Khan confirmed the report to the News Agency ANI. The prosecution claimed that Salman khan used his 0.22 Rifle and 0.32 Revolver for poaching and the licenses of both the weapons were expired at that time. The maximum punishment for the cases was respectively 3 years and 7 years. Salman Khan reached to hear the verdict after the case was concluded on January 9 this year and the court reserved the order for today.

Is it over for Salman Khan?

There were four pending cases against Salman Khan in the poaching case. Out of the four, he has already been acquitted of three but the poaching of the Blackbuck is still undergoing the trial phase. Also, the prosecution demanded that the Rajasthan High Court decisions would be challenged in the Supreme Court for poaching Chinkara.

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