Jodhpur High Court acquits Salman Khan in illegal Arms Act case

Photo of Bollywood actor Salman Khan coming out of Jodhpur High Court along with his bodyguard Shera.

Jodhpur (Rajasthan): A Jodhpur High Court today gave a big relief to Bollywood actor Salman Khan by acquitting him in an over 18-year-old Arms Act case in which he was accused of killing blackbucks in 1998 during his shooting for the movie “Hum Saath Saath Hai” along with other star-cast of the film.

Earlier, after completing the hearing on January 9th in a case registered in 1999, Chief Judicial Megistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit had reserved judgment for Wednesday.

The actor arrived yesterday in Jodhpur along with his sister Alvira who was present in the court when the judgment was announced that the actor not guilty.

Salman and a few other Bollywood actors were accused of poaching blackbucks on the night of October 1, 1998 during the shooting of Hindi movie “Hum Saath Saath Hain”.

He was also accused of carrying and using illegal arms under the Arms Act case was registered against him.

The Rajasthan High Court in July last year had acquitted Salman in another case related to the chinkara poaching.

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