Salman Khan: Controversial Cases That Landed Bollywood Superstar In Trouble

Salman Khan others reach Jodhpur to hear verdict in black buck case

Salman Khan others reach Jodhpur to hear verdict in black buck case

Salman Khan has been sentenced for 5 years: Well, today's biggest news is coming directly from the Jodhpur court where Salman Khan is evicted for the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

After two decades, the blackbuck poaching case against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his celebrity colleagues was decided by a Jodhpur court which, held Salman Khan guilty of the offence under Section 9 of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. All other accused have been acquitted of the charges that they faced'.

The government of Maharashtra state has challenged his acquittal in the Supreme Court.

January 2018: Actor Salman Khan appeared in a court in Jodhpur for final arguments. If the court decides to sentence him for a period of more than 3 years, then the actor will have to go to jail. He has been taken to the Jodhpur Central Jail. The maximum sentence under the law is six years.

Now, the reports are coming that, Jaya Bachchan has expressed her disappointment over Salman Khan's conviction in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case. While Salman's sisters Alvira Agnihotri and Arpita Khan Sharma who accompanied him in the court broke down, Twitter has hailed the court's decision and has congratulated Judge Khatri for his sense of justice. The punishment has not been announced yet for Salman Khan.

September 28, 1998: Salman Khan was also accused of hunting another Chinkara at Ghoda farms two days later while he was in Jodhpur filming for Hum Saath Saath Hain. What connection she had to the current issue, where an endangered animal has been killed in cold blood is a bit hard to understand, but Mrs Bachchan must be knowing better. The Bishnoi community, known for their love for the environment, had filed a complaint against the actors and a local involved in the shooting.

The 52 years old actor Salman is facing charges under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and the other actors have been charged under Section 51 read with Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code. He was granted bail by the Rajasthan High Court on August 31, 2007. The High Court had said that there was no evidence to prove that the animals who were found dead were shot by the actor's licensed gun.

Superstar Salman Khan has (finally) been convicted of poaching two blackbucks back in 1998.

Khan, who reportedly earned over $30 million past year, was the world's highest paid Indian celebrity in 2017.

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