By Rashidat Akashat, Agency Reports
In a West Indian court, Bollywood star Salman Khan 51, was void of illegal possession of firearms on January 18.
The case which was held in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur city, held that the screen star was “not guilty” by granting him a “benefit of doubt.”
Explaining that the prosecutor over the years, had not been able to prove that the accused used firearms to end the life of protected black bucks two decades ago.
During the trial, Khan’s lawyer argued that his client has not been proven with facts or any proof that he had used his air guns to kill two black buck, a secured antelope specie in India.
However, there was no eyewitness for the prosecution, as none never showed up.
Excited Khan, soon took to twitter, thanking his fans exceedingly, for their support.
“Thank you for all the support and good wishes,’’ he wrote.
Salman Khan Pleads Not Guilty
In a series of four similar cases where Khan pleaded “not guilty,” this was the third, he has been acquitted in two cases of encroaching, while the fourth case is still pending.
All Khan cases dates back to 1998, while he was in Jodhpur shooting his popular film “Hum Saath Saath Hain”
In 2006, he was convicted in two encroaching cases of Chinkara deer and sentenced to five years in prison.
Then in 2007, he spent a week in jail and was granted bail in the cases.
Although, the Rajasthan High Court had postponed the case till the following year, Salman Khan was eventually discharged in almost nine years later.
However, the case is presently in an Indian Supreme Court.