Salman Khan Blackbuck Poaching Case: Jodhpur court dismisses state govt's plea over actor's false affidavit

On Thursday, the Jodhpur District and Sessions Court has struck down Rajasthan Government's plea over Salman Khan's false affidavit submissions related to his arms licence in 2003.
Salman Khan Blackbuck Poaching Case: Jodhpur court dismisses state govt's plea over actor's false affidavit.
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Earlier this week, Salman Khan apologised to the Jodhpur session court for mistakenly submitting a false affidavit in 2003, during his hearing in a case related to the blackbuck poaching in Jodhpur in 1998. The actor also appeared for the hearing via video conferencing and his lawyer Hastimal Saraswat told the court that Salman should be forgiven for mistakenly submitting the false affidavit back then.   

Public prosecutor Bhavani Singh Bhati had then demanded that a case of misleading the court should be filed against the actor, reported IANS. 

Now, according to ANI, the Jodhpur District and Sessions Court has struck down Rajasthan Government's plea over this false affidavit on Thursday. Salman's lawyer Hastimal Saraswat told the news agency, "Jodhpur District and Sessions Court dismissed both the pleas of the State Government, in a detailed order. We had replied in 2006 itself that no false affidavits were presented and such pleas are being furnished only to disturb Salman Khan."

For the unversed, Salman was arrested in 1998 for hunting two blackbucks in Kankani village near Jodhpur. While he was out on bail soon after, the actor was asked to submit his arms licence. Salman then submitted an affidavit in the court in 2003, saying that he had lost the licence. However, the court later came to know that the actor's arm licence was not lost, but had been submitted for renewal.  

In 2018, Salman was sentenced to five-years imprisonment but the actor challenged this in the Jodhpur sessions court.  

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Anonymous 2 months ago

Seriously!!! So for 25yrs they are still stuck at whether he submitted his license accidentally or intentionally????

Anonymous 2 months ago

Useless Indian courts . They don’t know who committed what crime after all these years . Wasting money and time

Anonymous 2 months ago

Indian judiciary makes a mockery of comman man

Anonymous 2 months ago

To drag on a case for 25 years is simply inhuman to all concerned. If the court cannot figure out if Salman committed a crime after 25 years , its shameful . We will talking about the SSR case 25 years from now also , India courts are the pits .

Anonymous 2 months ago

This guy has got away with so many crimes.