Salman Khan acquitted in weapons case


An Indian court on Wednesday (18) acquitted Bollywood movie star Salman Khan of possessing an unlicensed weapon nearly two decades ago, ending a case that threatened to derail the career of one of the country’s biggest actors. Khan, 51, had been charged with possessing and using an unlicensed weapon to kill an endangered gazelle in 1998 on a hunting trip in the desert state of Rajasthan, where he was filming the movie “Hum Saath Saath Hain” (We Stand United). The actor, who built his career on portrayals of bad boys with a heart of gold, was previously cleared of the…

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