New Delhi: Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on Monday acquitted by the Rajasthan High Court in the Blackbuck and Chinkara poaching case. Khan was not present in court at the time of verdict.
However, the actor’s sister Alvira was seen at the Rajasthan High Court in Jodhpur with their lawyer Hastimal Saraswat.
Salman’s lawyer said the actor has been acquitted in both the cases by the high court.
“He has been acquitted in both the cases by the high court,” Salman’s counsel Hastimal Saraswat said.
Salman Khan was convicted in 2006 for poaching a Chinkara during the shooting of his film Hum Sath Sath Hain in September 1998. He was charged with Section 9/51 of the Wildlife Protection Act.
(With inputs from IANS)