A Jodhpur court on Thursday convicted Salman Khan to a five-year jail term, with a penalty of Rs 10,000 in the 1998 blackbuck killing case. The actor has been charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act.
The other actors were charged under Section 51 read with Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri, while pronouncing the verdict called the actor a ‘habitual offender’. After the conviction Salman Khan’s relatives and sisters broke into tears, were in an inconsolable state.
The court, however, acquitted all the other co-accused stars of the movie ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ – Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam. Dushyant Singh, a local businessman from the area, has also been acquitted.
The incident happened when the stars were shooting for Sooraj Barjatya’s family drama ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain.’
MP Rajya Sabha Jaya Bachchan said urged court that citing his humanitarian work. Salman Khan be given relief in the blackbuck poaching case
Speaking to ANI, Bachchan said..