Sonali Bendre is one of the accused in the black buck poaching case, the verdict of which will be out today in Jodhpur. The actress, along with her co-stars from Hum Saath Saath Hain – Tabu, Neelam Kothari, Salman Khan and Saif Ali Khan, reached Rajasthan last evening to attend the hearing today. As you read this, the judge has already reached the court and the celebs (accused) are expected to reach soon and the hearing will start around 11.15 am.
The actress’ lawyer spoke to media person’s outside the Jodhpur court, and said that the actress may face a maximum jail term of six years and minimum one year if found guilty in the 1998 black buck poaching case. The actress was last seen on the big screen in a cameo appearance in Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara (2013) and is currently the host on the reality TV show, India’s Best Dramebaaz.
While we await the verdict, there are also reports coming in about another actress and accused, Tabu, who is alleged to have urged Salman for pressing the trigger to kill the black buck. According to an eye-witness who opened up to CNN-News18 in the #BlackBuckPoachingCase, actor Tabu had provoked Salman. ALSO READ: Salman Khan Blackbuck Poaching Case Verdict Live News Updates
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According to sources, all the actors are supposed to reach the court in the next few minutes, while Salman will reach around 11 am, instead of 10.30 am. His lawyers requested the court for additional few minutes for the actor to reach. The actors are expected to head straight inside for the hearing to avoid any media interaction. Stay tuned to India.com for all the updates.