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Plea alleges Salman Khan gave misleading info about license

Press Trust of India  |  Jodhpur 

A plea has been made in a local here asking it to hear an application that alleged that star had provided misleading information about his arms license. "Khan submitted an affidavit in the trial during the hearing of the case against him under the Arms Act that his arms license was missing.

But during the same period, it was produced in the commissioner's office in for renewal," said one of the prosecution counsel Mahipal Bishnoi. He said that this application was to be decided before the judgement by the trial in the arms act case but remained undecided, and the judgement in the case was delivered acquitting Khan from the allegations of using arms with an expired license for poaching. Now since the acquittal has been challenged in the district and sessions by the state government, a fresh application has been moved in the praying to decide this application, Bishnoi said. Khan's counsel H M Saraswat said that there was nothing like misleading the in the matter and the license was found missing but was later found before producing it for renewal. "We would submit our reply in the on the next hearing of the case," Saraswat said. The session has listed the matter for hearing on January 10 along with the petition from the state challenging Khan's acquittal by the trial Before this also, an undecided application moved by the prosecution in 2006 had suddenly came up just ahead of the judgement in the arms act case in the trial on February 25, 2014. The had then refused to pronounce the judgement without deciding this application, which put off the judgement in the case for three long years and the of the Chief Judicial Magistrate had acquitted Khan from all the charges under Arms Act against him on January 18 this year.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 22:15 IST