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Salman's Arms Act, poaching case hearing on July 17

IANS  |  Jodhpur 

The District and here will hear the Kankani poaching and Arms Act cases against Bollywood on July 17.

A hearing was held against Salman in the Arms Act case on Tuesday in the and The court fixed July 17 as the next date of hearing.

Salman's Hastimal Saraswat submitted an application in the court, arguing that the Kankani poaching case and Arms Act case should he heard together as they are both of the same nature and have same witnesses.

After his appeal, Sonagara fixed July 17 as the next date of hearing in both the cases.

The had acquitted Salman in the Arms Act case on January 18, 2017 after giving him a benefit of doubt. However, the government, appealed in the District and against the ruling.

Salman, with an expired licence, had allegedly carried and used firearms while poaching two blackbucks in village Kankani on October 1-2, 1998.

Just last month, Salman was convicted and given a five-year imprisonment on charges of killing two blackbucks. He spent two nights in the He is currently out on bail.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 15:18 IST
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