Arms Act case: Court orders Salman Khan to be present on March 10

The Rajasthan High Court had ordered for the submission of files related to the sanction procedure for prosecution by district collector to the court, reportedly.

Last Updated: Mar 03, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
Arms Act case: Court orders Salman Khan to be present on March 10

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Salman Khan's troubles refuse leave him completely. The superstar, has been ordered by the CJM Court to be present on March 10 in order to record his statement in the Arms Act case.

The Arms Act case against the actor is an offshoot of the Blackbuck poaching incident which took place 18 years ago near Jodhpur. He was in the area along with his colleagues to shoot for Sooraj Barjatya's 'Hum Saath-Saath Hain' in 1998.

Last year, in a major relief to the actor, the Jodhpur court had accepted his plea to produce four witnesses in the arms act case. The Rajasthan High Court had ordered for the submission of files related to the sanction procedure for prosecution by district collector to the court, reportedly.

Khan had moved a petition in the High Court seeking permission to make the documents pertaining to the prosecution sanction by the then district magistrate available to him.

A case had been registered against the actor by the forest department on October 15, 1998, under the Arms Act mentioning that the arms used by him during alleged poaching of two black bucks at village Kankani near Jodhpur on the intervening night of October 1-2, 1998, had their licences expired and hence he had been using those arms illegally.

Acting on this complaint, the Luni Police had registered a case against Salman under the Arms Act. 

(With ANI inputs)