Salman Khan, dressed in a crisp white shirt, came to the Jodhpur court with his sibling Alvira.
Jaipur: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan (51) had arrived late in the Jodhpur court by more than an hour to get the judgement in a 19-year-old Arms Act case contrary to him, but stepped out a free man within 7 minutes. Outfitted in a crisp white shirt, Salman came to the Jodhpur court with his sister Alvira. They both appeared tense while arriving the court but came out smiling.
Salman was given the advantage of doubt by the Jodhpur court, which alleged him “not guilty” since the prosecution had failed to yield tolerable evidence and witnesses to verify its case.
Salman Khan was accused of owning and using arms 0.22 rifle and a 0.32 revolver, with an expired warrant. He was also blamed of killing two blackbucks in Kankani village nearby Jodhpur on October 1-2, 1998.
Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit, the Chief Judicial Magistrate had taken only 2 minutes to carry the verdict once the actor reached. The CJM requested Mr Khan his name and said that he (Khan) had two charges contrary to him under section 2/25 and section 27 regarding Arms Act and you are guiltless in both of them. In the 102-page command, the judge also declared that the two post-mortem reports on the deer registered diverse causes of death – dog bite and gunshot curled. “The court had self-confessed our arguments that Khan was framed in this case. There was no strong evidence contrary to him,” Mr Saraswat, the lawyer for Salman Khan said. A witness for the prosecution never bore up.
Though, the prosecution lawyer B.S. Bhati said that after revising the judgement, the choice would be faced. The local Bishnoi communal too had hinted at filing plea against the court’s decision specified on Wednesday.