Salman Khan Is Officially Going To Jail For Hunting Blackbuck In 1998
The Bollywood star has just been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment in the blackbuck poaching case.
UPDATE: Khan has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment and a fine of ₹10,000.
On 5 April, Salman Khan was found guilty in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.
Khan, who has been charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, may face six years’ imprisonment.
The blackbuck is an endangered species and is protected under the Indian Wildlife Act.
In 2015, Salman Khan was acquitted in a 2002 hit-and-run case in which his vehicle had crashed into men sleeping on a pavement in Mumbai, killing one.
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