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Salman gets bail in black buck poaching case

December 20, 2005 16:28 IST

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was Tuesday granted bail by the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Jodhpur after he appeared in the court in two cases of black buck poaching in 1998.

CJM Yudhishtar Sharma granted bail to the Bollywood actor, who was served with non-bailable arrest warrant for his non-appearance in court, Salman's counsel Hastimal Sarswat told PTI over telephone from Jodhpur.

Salman was given relief by the Mumbai High Court till December 20, hence he appeared in the Jodhpur court, Sarswat said. On December 12, the CJM, Jodhpur issued arrest warrants on the actor for not appearing in court for three consecutive hearings.

Salman was also scheduled to appear in Jodhpur's munsif district court in the poaching cases related to arms act lodged in Luni in 1989, the counsel said.

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Sub: A seven year itch !!!

Must our judiciary take such a long time to conclude a case like this ? Does it find the case too complicated. Or is it ...

Posted by chanakya

Sub: Bail for Salman in poaching case

Why waste good taxpayers money on this farce of a case - everone knows that this 'great' VVVVIP will never have to face the music ...

Posted by labrea

Sub: Salman should be arrested and put in jail

Why is salman given different treatment than other criminals? He killed innocent people on Mumbai sidewalk, he killed innocent animals for his fun. This criminal ...

Posted by Jay



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