The actor has sought exemption on health grounds. Read on to know more...
Salman Khan was summoned by the Jodhpur court to record his statement in the 1998 Arms Act case today. However, the hearing is likely to get postponed as Salman isn't keeping well. The actor, who is currently in Kashmir for Bajrangi Bhaijaan is suffering from an ear infection which is why, he has sought for an exemption from appearance in court today.
The actor has been accused of poaching three chinkaras and a black buck during his stay in Jodhpur, during the shooting of the film Hum Saath Saath Hain in 1998. The Cheif Judicial Magistrate of Jodhpur court was to pronounce the judgement in the case on February 25, but the final decision was deferred after the prosecution brought to notice that their four applications were undecided since 2006. Thereafter, the court heard all the applications and allowed the prosecution to present additional witnesses and reports.
Following this ,Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani on Friday had asked Salman's counsel Hastimal Sarswat to ensure his presence in the court for recording statements of the accused. However due to Salman's absence, the court might now have to announce another date of hearing.
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