Salman Khan allegedly accused of making libellous comments, case suspended until 23 July
New Delhi: The Supreme Court had suspended the case involving bollywood actor Salman Khan. The latter is allegedly accused of having made disrespectful comments against the ‘Valmiki’ community members.
The bench of Judges, involving Chief Justice Dipak Misra, had considered the appeal of the Salman Khan’s lawyer. Thus, proceedings had been suspended and will re-start on 23 July. The Court stated that no further First Information Report connection with the case could be filed in the meantime.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court had requested Mr Kaul, lawyer of Salman Khan to provide details of the cases pending against his client. Salman Khan will be out of India from 25 May and will be back on 10 July.
India’s Bhai, is allegedly accused of having made derogatory comments against the “Valmiki” community during the promotion of his film “Tiger Zinda Hai”. As a consequence, charges had been filed against him under Prevention of Atrocities Act (SC/ST).
On Saturday, Salman Khan arrest warrant was cancelled by Mumbai Court in connection with a hit and run case which involved the actor in 2002.