Salman KhanBollywood star Salman Khan on Thursday argued not liable in a long-standing case that affirms he utilized unlicensed arms to shoot pronghorns in western India, saying he was confined.
The on-screen character is blamed for utilizing weapons with a terminated permit to target dark bucks in an ensured woodland zone, where chasing the creatures is unlawful, in 1998.
Khan, wearing a botanical shirt and shades, said in court that timberland authorities had constrained him to sign an announcement saying he had secured the arms from a contact in Mumbai.
“I am guiltless and have been surrounded by the woods authorities,” Khan said in his supplication to the legal officer in a Jodhpur locale court.
The Bollywood on-screen character was beforehand discovered blameworthy of poaching jeopardized gazelles in a different case in 2006 and is engaging a year-long prison sentence.
Extra Public Prosecutor Dinesh Tiwari said the court had allowed Khan, 50, to create witnesses or confirmation in backing of his protection in the arms case on 4 April.
“On the off chance that he does as such, they will be inspected in the court generally the case will be recorded for definite contentions,” said Tiwari.
The case was enlisted about 18 years prior when Khan was shooting for the Bollywood uber hit “Murmur Saath Hain” (We Are Together) at a town close Jodhpur.
Other cast individuals from the film, including surely understood on-screen characters Saif Ali Khan and Sonali Bendre, are co-charged for the situation.
The dark buck is a types of impala local to India and has been recorded as close undermined by the International Union for Conservation of Nature since 2003.
One of the Indian motion picture industry’s greatest film industry draws, Khan was a year ago cleared of executing a vagrant in an attempt at manslaughter accident.
Khan has featured in more than 100 movies and network shows since his first hit “Maine Pyar Kiya” (I Fell in Love) in the 1980s.