Rajasthan Government has filed a petition in Jodhpur district and session court challenging the acquittal of actor Salman Khan in the Arms Act case.
The court has accepted the petition and issued a notice to the actor. Hearing in the case is scheduled for the April 21.
Salman Khan was acquitted in the Arms Act case by Chief Judicial Magistrate Court (Jodhpur district) of Dalpatsingh Rajpurohit on January 18.
As per the Court, the prosecution failed to prove beyond doubt that the accused had the weapons in his possession without valid licence or used them for hunting on the night between October 1 and October 2 in 1998.
Actor Salman Khan was accused of keeping a revolver and a rifle whose licences had expired in his possession and using them for hunting while he was in Jodhpur in 1998.
The actor, alongwith Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam and Tabu were in Jodhpur for the shooting of the movie Hum Saath Saath Hain.