Bollywood actor Salman Khan was today acquitted of all charges in the Arms Act case over the alleged poaching of two black bucks in Kankani village near Jodhpur, way back in 1998.
His lawyer H M Saraswat said the court admitted their arguments that the actor was framed in the case without strong evidence. Salman Khan is facing four cases in black buck poaching cases and was acquitted in three of them so far, with one more pending.
Salman Khan was charged under the Arms Act for possession of arms with an expired license during the alleged poaching incident and cases were filed under Sections 3/25 and 3/27, which attract three to seven years, respectively.
Salman Khan attended the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate in Jodhpur, when the verdict was pronounced. He was accompanied by his sister Alveera and his advocates.
The prosecution counsel BS Bhati said they would appeal against the acquittal in the sessions court. The other case in its final stage.