On the last Friday, a local court in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur adjourned the Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s bail hearing in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case to Saturday and summoned the record of the prosecution from the lower court, his lawyers stated.
The Ek Tha Tiger actor, lodged in Jodhpur Central jail post being handed a 5 year imprisonment for poaching the two blackbucks at Kankani village, has also challenged the chief judicial magistrate court’s verdict which means it required suspension of the sentence also.
District and sessions court judge Ravindra Joshi said about the Salman’s bail plea for a hearing on this Saturday post the superstar’s counsel moved an application which is consists of the 54 grounds challenging the lower court’s verdict.
“We told the court that the trial court has ignored many facts in its decision,” Khan’s counsel Mahesh Bora said.
Bora stated that Mr. Khan has fulfilled all the orders of the court, so his sentence is okay to be suspended and he should also received bail.
A copy of Khan’s application under section 389 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) was handed over to public prosecutor Pokarram Bishnoi as per the court’s direction.
Public prosecutor Bishnoi said to the court that the trial court’s records can be summoned earlier than make your mind up on the postponement of the sentence.
Khan was received 5 years imprisoned around and fined Rs 10, 000 posts a local court in Jodhpur find him guilty for the slaughter of two chinkara, an endangered species of antelope, in Kankani village in October 1998.
The movie actor slept on four blankets on the floor in his barrack, which has two ceiling fans, in the Jodhpur Central Jail post he was sentenced in the poaching case on the last Thursday.
This is the fourth time Khan is spending time in the Jodhpur Central Jail.
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