Khan had moved a petition within the excessive court docket in search of switch of those two petitions to it so that each one the three circumstances are heard at one place.
“After a quick listening to, Justice PS Bhati granted permission to switch the 2 petitions to the excessive court docket, the place one petition by the state is already pending. Listening to of all these circumstances will now happen at one place, which can save useful time,” mentioned Khan’s counsel HM Saraswat.
Khan had challenged his 5 years’ conviction in a case referring to searching of two blackbucks within the District and Session court docket on April 5, 2018. One other petition by the state difficult Khan’s acquittal in a case below the Arms Act had already been pending in the identical court docket.
Other than this, the state had additionally challenged the acquittal of 5 others comprising actors Saif Ali Khan, Neelam Kothari, Sonali Bendre and Tabbu other than a neighborhood. This petition had been pending listening to within the excessive court docket.
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“Whereas all these three completely different petitions belonged to the identical matter, we had prayed for transferring the 2 petitions pending within the District & Session court docket to the excessive court docket so that each one the three issues could possibly be heard in the identical court docket”, mentioned Saraswat.
At earlier events, the state’s counsel had sought time to file his reply however through the ultimate arguments on the petition, he didn’t object to the 2 pleas being transferred to the excessive court docket.
After this, the court docket had saved the order reserved, which was lastly pronounced on Monday, paving the way in which for the resumption of listening to, which has been stalled since lengthy.