Salman Khan

Update: The hearing of  Salman Khan’s blackbuck poaching case in Jodhpur will now be held on March 10.

Earlier story:

Jodhpur, Jan 29: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has reached Jodhpur to appear for the trial at the court today on account of the blackbuck poaching case.

Salman was summoned by the Chief Judicial Magistrate after being exempted from appearing in court until now.

Salman has been charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act, while others under Section 52 of the Act and Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the IPC. A complaint was filed against Salman, Saif Ali Khan, Neelam, Tabu and Sonali Bendre on charges of being involved in hunting of protected blackbucks.

The actors were accused of poaching two blackbucks in Kankani village near Jodhpur in October 1998.

The blackbuck shooting case dates back to 1998 during the shooting of the film ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’. ANI