Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Friday skipped his look earlier than a periods courtroom in Jodhpur, listening to his attraction in opposition to his conviction in a blackbuck poaching case of 1998.
The actor skipped his attendance after he was exempted by the courtroom from the non-public look earlier than it for the day. The courtroom additionally deferred the subsequent listening to of his attraction to February 24.
“As there was no want of Khan’s look at present earlier than the courtroom, he didn’t seem via video conferencing both,” the actor’s counsel Nishant Bora mentioned.
The actor was on Friday allowed by the Rajasthan Excessive Court docket to seem earlier than the periods courtroom via video conferencing.
“The excessive courtroom had granted him permission to seem via video conferencing as an alternative of the non-public look. So in pursuance of this path, we moved an utility within the courtroom at present for exemption from look and Session Choose Devendra Kachhawaha permitted us,” mentioned Mr Bora.
A excessive courtroom bench of justices Indrajit Mahanty and Dinesh Mehta had on Friday allowed Khan to seem earlier than the periods courtroom conceding his counsel HM Saraswat’s plea that his shopper’s private look attracting enormous gathering in courtroom premises might trigger a regulation and order subject.
Khan had been sentenced to 5 years’ jail time period by the trial courtroom in April 2018 convicting him of poaching two blackbucks on October 1 and a pair of, 1998 and Khan has challenged this sentence within the district and Session courtroom.