3 Dec

Salman Khan appears before Jodhpur sessions court, signs bail bonds

first_imgBollywood actor Salman Khan on Friday appeared before the District and Sessions Court in Jodhpur for verification of bail bonds in an Arms Act case related to the killing of black bucks in 1998.The court had summoned him while hearing an appeal by the Rajasthan government challenging his acquittal by the trial court in the case.The court has now listed the matter for hearing on October 5.“The court had summoned him to sign the bail bonds. He signed them today and now the hearing on the State’s appeal will begin from October 5,” Salman’s counsel H.M. Saraswat said.Salman arrived by a chartered flight at the Jodhpur Civil Airport at 12.30 p.m. and headed straight for the court to sign the bail bonds. He was in the court room for about five minutes and then left for the airport.He had to appear in the court on July 6 for verification of bail bonds of ₹20,000 submitted by him in the case but due to security reasons he sought an exemption from appearance after which the hearing was adjourned till this day.The case is on illegal possession of arms, which were allegedly used to kill blackbucks. Salman was acquitted by the trial court on January 18 in a case under the Arms Act for alleged possession and use of firearms with expired licence.last_img

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