Salman thanks fans for their prayers after chinkara verdict

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan today thanked his fans and well wishers for their support after the Rajasthan High Court acquitted him in two cases related to poaching of Chinkaras in Jodhpur in 1998.

Two separate cases were registered against Salman under section 51 of Wildlife Protection Act for poaching of two chinkaras in village Bhawad onSeptember 26-27, 1998 and one chinkara in Mathania (Ghoda Farm) onSeptember 28-29, 1998.

The High Court held that the pellets recovered from the chinkaras were not fired from Salman's licensed gun.

Taking to his Twitter account, the 50-year-old "Sultan" star wrote, "Thank you for your prayers and support." Earlier, his younger sister Arpita Khan Sharma also thanked the actor's fans for their love and best wishes.

PTI