Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan convicted while other actors acquitted!

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A Jodhpur court on Thursday convicted actor Salman Khan in the 20-year-old Blackbuck poaching case. While other actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam Kothari have been acquitted.

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The court found the Dabangg actor guilty of all the charges under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act. He has also been convicted of possessing a gun with an expired licence.

The quantum of punishment is yet to be announced, but is expected later in the day.

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Salman Khan  is accused of killing two blackbucks on October 2, 1998 in Kankani village in Jodhpur while shooting Hum Saath Saath Hain. Salman’s co-stars Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, and Tabu, who were also shooting for the film, are the co-accused in the case.

He has been convicted under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, which carries maximum punishment of six years and minimum one-year jail term.

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