Jaipur: The hearing in the Arms Act case against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been adjourned till March 3 by a Jodhpur court.The verdict in the case was scheduled to be pronounced on Wednesday,
The actor's counsel had filed a plea seeking exemption from court appearance in Jodhpur Court. The court is likely to consider Salman's plea seeking exemption from appearing on March 3.
"The case relates to both possession and use of illegal arms and the chief judicial magistrate's court has kept February 25 for judgment," public prosecutor N.K. Sankhla of the court in Jodhpur, 330 km from Rajasthan capital Jaipur, told reporters.
He and a few other Bollywood stars were accused of poaching blackbucks on the midnight of Oct 1-2, 1998 during the shooting of Hindi movie ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’.
Two blackbucks, a protected animal under the Wildlife Protection Act, were killed on the outskirts of Kankani village near Jodhpur.
The star was also accused of carrying and using illegal arms. Salman is also alleged to have been carrying arms with expired license.
A police complaint was filed against Salman Khan on charges of being involved in hunting of the protected blackbucks.
(With IANS inputs)