Salman Khan Tells Jodhpur Court that he’s Both ‘Hindu and Muslim’ when asked about his caste

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on Wednesday (April 29) left perplexed when a court in Jodhpur asked him about his caste. After some thought, he said: “Hindu and Muslim”. Bollywood actor Salman Khan was left perplexed on Wednesday when a court in Jodhpur asked him about his caste. After some thought, he answered: “Hindu and Muslim”.

Salman answered questions about his fathers name and profession but was stumped when asked about his caste.

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Salman Khan pleaded ‘not guilty’ in an arms case being heard at the Jodhpur court.

Before recording Salman’s statement, Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani asked him his name, father’s name, profession and other details required by the court’s form.

Salman answered everything, but was left confused when the court asked about his caste. He gave a puzzled look to the court as well to his counsel and bodyguard and after few seconds someone from the crowd suggested he say “Muslim”. But he said to the court “Hindu and Muslim” both. As the actor looked in a puzzled manner at the court, his counsel and bodyguard, someone from the crowd suggested he say ‘Muslim.’ He then told the court: “Hindu and Muslim.” Salman explained that his father, writer Salim Khan, is a Muslim and mother Susheela Charak is a Hindu.

Salman Khan, who appeared before Jodhpur Court today to record his statement, said that he is innocent. He further added that he is being framed over the illegal arms case in connection with blackbuck poaching. Salman will present his defense on May 4 for which he doesn’t need to be present before the court. The actor has been accused of using an unlicensed weapon to poach two blackbucks during the shooting of a film in 1998.

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