Salman Khan both Hindu and Muslim Salman Khan tells court during Arms Act case hearing

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

Salman Khan pleaded “not guilty” on Wednesday 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 to mention in the court’s form.

Salman answered everything, but he got 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.

Salman told the court that his father is a Muslim and mother is a Hindu.

Arms-Act-case-hearing

About the author

Asmaa Mubita is a Kenyan journalist of international repute with over fifteen years of experience in broadcast journalism. Asmaa Mubita began his journalism career at the Kenyan state broadcaster (KBC) and later worked at the KTN owned by the Standard Group and Citizen Television, the flagship brand of Royal Media Services. These exploits together with his reporting experience with the Voice of America, CNN and BBC have been rewarded with local and global recognition.

Related

JOIN THE DISCUSSION