A case against Sultan star Salman Khan had been registered under the Arms Act by the police in October 1998 for alleged use and possession of arms with expired license, during an alleged poaching of two blackbucks in Kankani village. The incident occurred during the film shoot of Hum Saath Saath Hain and the issue made the headlines.
A Jodhpur District session court has fixed January 18, 2017 for announcing its decision on Arms Act Case against Salman Khan. The date for pronouncing the judgement was fixed after the court heard the final arguments from both the sides which were completed today on January 9.
Magistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit has ordered Salman Khan to be present in the court during the pronouncement of the order on January 18. The case was filed by the forest department in 1998 and if convicted, Salman Khan could face imprisonment for up to seven years.
It's been a long legal battle for Salman Khan on the blackbuck poaching issue and finally the legal battle might come to an end on January 18, 2017.