Salman gets 5-year jail in blackbuck case

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Update: 2018-04-05
Salman gets 5-year jail in blackbuck case
Salman Khan at the court premise (Photo: collected)

DHAKA: An Indian court on Thursday (April 5) convicted actor Salman Khan for killing two blackbucks, sentencing him to five years of imprisonment in connection with the blackbuck poaching case.

The court also fined Salman Khan 10,000 rupee. 

Salman has been found guilty while Saif, Sonali, Tabu and Neelum are acquitted under the section 9/51 of Wildlife Act, reports The Siasat Daily. 

The accused landed in Jodhpur on Wednesday (April 4) ahead of the court hearing.

The movie stars were accused of poaching black bucks in Kankani village near Jodhpur on October 1-2, 1998, during the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hain movie. The case was filed in 1999.

They were accused of killing two black bucks, hunting of which is prohibited under the Wildlife Protection Act.

The final arguments in the case were completed in a Jodhpur rural court on March 28. Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri had reserved the judgment for April 5 thereafter.

Meanwhile, a video clipping of Saif getting annoyed over media questions.

It was learnt that a fan also misbehaved with Tabu while she was coming out of the airport at Jodhpur on Wednesday morning.

The actor is currently busy shooting for Race 3.

BDST: 1515 HRS, APR 5, 2018

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