Salman Khan mistakenly submits a fake affidavit in hunting case, apologises to the court
Salman Khan submitted a fake affidavit to the court in poaching casein 2003 and apologised to the Jodhpur court.
Salman Khan on Tuesday and apologised to the Jodhpur Court for mistakenly submitting a false affidavit in the session court in 2003.
During the hearing of the case related to the killing of two blackbucks in 1998 by the Bollywood actor, Salman apologized to the court on Tuesday for submitting a fake affidavit.
The final verdict in the case will be pronounced on Thursday. Salman Khan appeared before the Jodhpur Session Court for the hearing of the appeal against the conviction in the poaching case through virtual video conferencing.
His lawyer Hastimal Saraswat told the court that the affidavit was mistakenly submitted to the court on August 8, 2003, for which the actor should be forgiven.Salman was arrested in the year 1998 for illegally hunting two blackbucks in Kanmani village near Jodhpur. At that time the case was registered against him under the Arms Act.
The court had asked the actor to submit his Arms license. He gave an affidavit to the court in 2003 and said that he had lost the license. He also lodged an FIR at the Bandra police station in Mumbai related to the same.
However, the court later came to know that Salman's arm license was not lost, but was submitted for renewal. Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh Bhati had then demanded that a case should be filed against the actor for misleading the court.
A trial court in 2018 had convicted Salman and he was given five-year imprisonment for the killing of two blackbucks during the shoot of the film 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' in 1998.