Jaipur: Exempting Bollywood star Salman Khan from making an look on Saturday (January 16) in connection with a case associated to the poaching of two black bucks in Jodhpur in 1998, the district and classes court docket on Saturday requested him to seem earlier than it on February 6.
Khan’s listening to was scheduled on Saturday in connection with a petition difficult a trial court docket order sentencing him to 5 years imprisonment.
“Considering the pandemic situation, we submitted an application seeking exemption from appearance,” Khan’s counsel Nishant Bora mentioned.
Sessions Judge Devendra Kachhawaha accepted the appliance and directed Khan to seem earlier than the court docket on the following date of listening to on February 6.
It must be talked about right here that Khan was additionally absent on the final listening to on December 1, 2020, searching for exemption on the grounds of the Covid pandemic.
This is the seventeenth time that Khan skipped listening to within the case because it got here earlier than the classes court docket in April 2018.
A trial court docket in 2018 had convicted Khan and awarded five-year imprisonment to him for killing two black bucks in Kankani village close to Jodhpur throughout the taking pictures of his movie ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ in October 1998. Khan had challenged the trial court docket verdict within the classes court docket.
Khan’s fellow actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam Kothari and Sonali Bendre, who have been current on the spot in Kankani alongside with Khan, have been acquitted. After the conviction by the trial court docket, Khan needed to spend three days in Jodhpur jail earlier than getting bail. Khan has appealed in opposition to the trial court docket order within the classes court docket.