Judge who reserved Salman’s bail plea in poaching case transferred

The judge who had reserved the bail plea of Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan in the Blackbuck poaching case, has been transferred.

According to the Rajasthan High Court Website, Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi was transferred to Sirohi.

Now Sirohi District and Sessions Court Judge Chandra Shekhar Sharma will be joining the legal team here for the Bollywood actor’s bail plea hearing on Saturday.

On Friday, Judge Joshi had reserved the bail plea hearing in the blackbuck poaching case in which Salman has been convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment.

Joshi had asked for more documents, such as files of previous cases heard by Rural and High Courts, a decision could be taken on the bail plea.

Khan was found guilty in the case and was handed a five year jail term. The co-accused Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre and Tabu were acquitted due to lack of strong evidence.

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