Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan declared guilty by Jodhpur court

Bombay high court acquits Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case
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On April 5, Jodhpur court pronounced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as guilty in blackbuck poaching case filed against him in 1998.
The quantum of punishment expected shortly
The actor was accused of killing two blackbucks in Kankani village, Jodhpur, during the shooting of “Hum Saath Saath Hain”.
Actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, and Neelam, the co-accused in the case, have been acquitted by the court.
On October 2, 1998, the Bishnoi community of Rajasthan filed a complaint against the actors, for allegedly hunting down two blackbucks during the filming of the movie.
The trial of the case was in progress for the last 19 years.