Bollywood star cast of ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, and Neelam Kothari; accused of blackbuck poaching case which is 18 years old in Jodhpur. They were in a Jodhpur court on Friday for the hearing of the case. They assert a sign of ‘No guilty’ at that day. These actors were present in the court having the before the tribunal recorded statements. The CMJ court has already asked the Bollywood celebrities to come on the January 25 to record their statements. However, because of some security reasons, the actors refuse to come and postponed the date of recording.
Salman Khan Jodhpur, Blackbuck Poaching Case Hearing 2017
This case of poaching the Blackbuck is pending since 1998 because of some appeals revisions to the higher court. Blackbuck is a life protected animal according to wildlife protection act. Salman Khan answered all 65 questions posed by the tribunal which is about to the allegations levelled by the prosecution witnesses. On responding to a question about his religion, Salman stated that “I am a Hindu and a Muslim both. Truly, I am a Bhartiya”, which he explained then in English as an Indian. Salman also said he could not have gone out for poaching due to some security reasons, especially in the evening or at night.
Salman Khan and Saif Ali Khan stay on the court half an hour and an hour respectively whether the actresses remains in the court around two hours. “We will produce defence witnesses to counter the prosecution as all the allegations are untrue,” Hastimal Saraswat, Salman’s advocate told IANS.Relatives of the film actors, including Salman Khan’s sister Alvira and his bodyguard Shera as well, were also present there during the court proceedings. Salman accused of his carrying illegal arms too. But later the CJM court quote of the charges.