Hearing of Salman Khan’s blackbuck poaching case has been postponed to July 4

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Last year, Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been convicted in the black buck poaching case of 1998. The actor was sentenced to five years of imprisonment and a fine of Rs 10,000. 

Hearing of Salman Khan's blackbuck poaching case

The hearing of actor Salman Khan’s appeal against Rajasthan High Court’s verdict in the blackbuck poaching case, which was scheduled for April 3, has now been postponed to July 4.

Hearing of Salman Khan’s blackbuck poaching case

The hearing which took place last year had actors Saif Ali Khan, Neelam, Tabu and Sonali Bendre being acquitted of all the charges by the court. However, Salman Khan was found guilty and was sentenced to 5 years in jail. Khan was charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and others under Section 51 read with Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code.

Post this verdict, Salman challenged Rajasthan High Court’s decision by appealing to the Sessions Court.

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Meanwhile, on the work front, Salman will be next seen in Ali Abbas Zafar‘s ‘Bharat’.