Salman Khan convicted in blackbuck poaching case
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 12:01
Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been convicted in the blackbuck poaching case of 1998.
The Jodhpur court delivered the verdict.
Apart from Salman, Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam were other accused in the case.
However, they have been acquitted.
Final arguments were concluded on March 28.
The verdict was delivered by Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri.
Salman and other actors were present in the court at the time of the pronouncement of the verdict.
Salman was facing charges under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, which prescribes six-year jail for the guilty.
Now, Khan would face a jail term to a maximum of 6 years.
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