Salman Khan Arms Act case: Timeline since October, 1998

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New Delhi, Jan 18: Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on Wednesday acquitted by a Jodhpur court of charges that he was carrying arms with expired licence.

Salman Khan Arms Act case: Timeline since October, 1998


15 October 1998:
Forest department filed a case against Salman for allegedly possessing an arm with expired license and killing two blackbuck in Kankani village in Jodhpur.

12, October, 1998: Khan was arrested for hunting endangered species.

17 October, 1998: Khan was released on bail days after he was arrested.

10 April 2006  Salman Khan was convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 25,000.

December, 18, 2014: Court rejected Khan's plea seeking permission to summon Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) and District Magistrate(DM) of Mumbai as witnesses in the case.

[Also read: Salman didn't kill blackbucks, Katappa didn't kill Bahubali: Twitter on actor's acquittal]

April 29, 2015: Khan appeared in Jodhpur court to record his statement.

July 25, 2016: Rajasthan High Court acquitted Salman Khan in two cases of poaching saying that there was no enough evidences.

October 19, 2016: Rajasthan government again appeals to the Supreme Court challenging the High Court's decision.

Nov 11, 2016: Khan gets SC notice on Rajasthan's appeal over his acquittal in the Chinkara poaching case.

Jan 18, 2016: Khan was aquitted of all charges by Jodhpur court

OneIndia News (with inputs from agencies)

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