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08-10-2011, 10:07 PM #1
Salman Khan’s past, haunting him!!!
Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan has been directed by a court in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur city to present himself before September 20, 2011 in connection with his appeal against his conviction in a poaching case.
The actor was convicted under Section 51 of Wildlife Protection Act by the chief judicial magistrate on February 17, 2006 for poaching two chinkaras in Bhawad near Jodhpur during the shooting of “Hum Saath Saath Hain” along with his co-actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam, Sonali Bendre and Satish Shah and others on the night of September 26, 1998. .
Salman filed an appeal against the conviction March 9, 2006.
On Tuesday, District and Sessions Judge (Metropolitan) B.L. Sharma adjourned the hearing till Sep 20.
Public Prosecutor Ramsukh Sharma said that Salman had not presented himself before the court even once since the hearing began on the appeal.
“We argued that Salman could not get exemption from his presence always,” said Sharma.
On the other hand, Salman’s counsel sought exemption from his presence, saying that it could lead to law and order situation as the actor has a huge fan following.
The court rejected the argument and said hearing would be conducted on regular basis from Sep 20....being a human...