It has been reported that the date has been set by the Jodhpur Sessions Court to announce their decision on actor Salman Khan‘s Arms Act Case.
This is pertaining to the case that was registered against Salman under the Arms Act for alleged possession and use of arms with expired license during poaching of two blackbucks, a protected animal under the Wildlife Protection Act, at village Kankani near Jodhpur in October, 1998.
This incident happened when the actor was shooting Hum Saath Saath Hai. He has three poaching cases registered against him and he has twice served time in the Jodhpur jail – in April 2006 and in August 2007.
The date has been fixed to January 18 and the Sultan actor has been asked to be present in person for the verdict. Final arguments of the case had started on December 9 last year. The court of chief judicial magistrate fixed the date after the final arguments from both the sides were completed today.
The case has been filed by the forest department. If convicted, Salman could face imprisonment for seven years.