It is the third time that Salman has been asked to record his statement during the trial inthis case. The court was to pronounce its judgment in this case on February 25 last year, but it was deferred when a few applications for examination of four witnesses were allowed. Jodhpur Court Asked Salman Khan to appear in the Court On March 10 .
“Prosecution evidences have finished. The court of chief judicial magistrate (CJM) Jodhpur district has set March 10 as date for recording of statement of the accused (Salman Khan),” Salman’s counsel Hastimal Saraswat told IANS.Chief Judicial Magistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit, while dismissing an application from Salman’s counsel for re-examination of the then collector Rajat Mishra, said examination of prosecution witnesses has been completed, and ordered Salman to remain present before the court on March 10 for recording of the “accused’s statement”.
Jodhpur Court Asked Salman Khan to appear in-front of the Court and will take up the final arguments in this case after documenting his statement. However, the statement from Salman Khan has been taken by chief judicial magistrate court (rural) before. He has previously claimed to be innocent in the matter and had asked court to allow him to re-summon five witnesses in the case. Adding more insult to injury, Mumbai Govt has challenged the 2002 hit-and-run case verdict of High court that acquitted the actor. Salman and his “Hum Saath-Saath Hain” co-stars, including Saif Ali Khan, were accused of poaching black bucks on the night of October 1-2, 1998, during the shooting of the Hindi movie.