Citing ‘ear-ache’, Salman seeks exemption from hearing


Jodhpur: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been asked to appear in Jodhpur Court on April 29 for recording his statement in Arms Act case before the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM). But he actor sought exemption from appearance on health grounds, specifically on Thursday.The court of the CJM was to pronounce the judgment in the case on February 25, but the final decision was deferred after the prosecution brought to notice that their four applications were undecided since 2006.

Thereafter, the court heard all the applications and allowed the prosecution to present additional witnesses and reports, which include four more witnesses and three forensic lab reports along with the relevant material as a last chance.Though Salman Khan filed a petition before the high court, challenging the decision of the trial court, it was rejected on April 10, IANS had reported.However, after completing examination of prosecution witnesses Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani on Friday asked Salman’s counsel Hastimal Sarswat to ensure his presence in the court for the recording statements of the accused.

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