Ahead of sister’s wedding, Salman Khan appears in court


Only counted days are left for his younger sister Arpita’s wedding but Salman Khan being a responsible citizen and abide by the rules of the law, despite totally engrossed in his professional and personal commitments, he appeared in Jodhpur court in connection with poaching of two endangered black bucks in 1998. Salman Khan arrived in court on Friday morning with sister Alvira. He remained in the court for an hour and as soon as he finished with it, he straightway headed to the airport for the hearing in another case related to the poaching of two black bucks in October 1998.

“He (Khan) was not summoned by the court on Friday, but since he was in the city for some other work, he made it a point to appear in court as a gesture of responsibility and respect for the court,” said the actor’s counsel Hasti Mal Saraswat.

He was present in the hearing of both the cases of poaching of two black bucks in Kankani area near Jodhpur and Arms Act in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani.

“Hearing was scheduled in both the cases today but Salman Khan appeared as a routine accused, remained there until the hearing in the Arms Act case was over and left,” said public prosecutor N K Sankhla.

Spotted at the court premises was Salman Khan with his sister Alvira Agnihotri and his lawyers. The actor was dressed in jeans, T-shirt and a brown jacket. The superstar produced himself before the magistrate at around 10.45 am.

It is to be mentioned that the black buck poaching case dates back to 1998 during the shooting of ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ in Jaipur. Salman Khan was accompanied by his team members Saif Ali Khan, Neelam, Tabu, Sonali Bendre. They along with some locals were booked for three poaching cases.