Salman Khan Found Guilty In Blackbuck Poaching Case And Sentenced To 5 Years Jail Term
Salman Khan Convicted For 5 Years Jail Term
Bollywood biggest heartthrob Salman Khan has been convicted in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case and sentenced to 5 years jail term. The 52-year-old actor was found guilty of hunting blackbuck during the shoot of the film “Hum Saath Saath Hain” in 1998. Along with Salman Khan other actors from the film, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Saif Ali Khan and Neelam were bound by charges. But today in the Jodhpur court premises, his co-stars Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam were acquitted as they were given benefits of doubt as the opponent fails to provide any substantial evidence regarding them.
The poaching had taken place in Kankani village near Jodhpur is known to be a village of Bishnois, a community that revers blackbuck like the god.
In Case You Have Missed, Here Are The Updates From Salman Khan Case:
1. 1. October 2, 1998 – The police filed the complaint for hunting blackbuck against Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Neelam, Tabu And Sonali Bendre.
2. April 10, 2006 – Salman got sentenced to 5 years jail in blackbuck case, but soon get the bail after a week residing in jail.
3. August 31, 2006 – Salman was ordered to not to leave the country without permission by Rajasthan Court.
4. July 25, 2016 – Rajasthan Court acquitted Salman Khan with all charges stating lack of evidence to prove the fact
5. November 11, 2016 – Supreme Court issued a notice to Salman Khan on blackbuck poaching case as the Bishnoi community challenges his acquittal.
6. April 5, 2018 – Salman Khan found guilty in Blackbuck poaching case by Jodhpur court and has been sentenced for 5 years jail along with the fine of Rs.10000, whereas other costars Tabu, Neelam, Sonali and Saif been acquitted for all charges.