Bollywood Giant Salman Khan Released on Bail After Two Days in Jail

Indian actor, Salman Khan was released from jail on Saturday after spending just two nights in prison. He had been handed a five-year sentence on Thursday for poaching. Khan was released on bail having argued about the reliability of witnesses and questioning the forensic tests on the dead blackbuck antelopes. The original incident occurred in […]

Indian actor, Salman Khan was released from jail on Saturday after spending just two nights in prison. He had been handed a five-year sentence on Thursday for poaching. Khan was released on bail having argued about the reliability of witnesses and questioning the forensic tests on the dead blackbuck antelopes. The original incident occurred in […]

Bollywood Star Salman Khan Sentenced to 5 Years in Jail for Poaching Rare Antelopes

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in prison for poaching two blackbucks, a rare and protected species of antelope, per the BBC.

The 52-year-old actor was also fined $154.

Khan committed the crime in the western state of Rajasthan while shooting a film. Four other actors who starred with him in 1998’s “Hum Saath Saath Hain” were charged and acquitted.

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This is the fourth case filed against Khan in connection with poaching animals during the filming of that one movie. He was acquitted in the previous three.

Khan, who has appeared in more than 100 Bollywood films, can appeal his charges to a higher court.

In addition to his poaching cases, the popular actor was also charged and initially sentenced in a hit-and-run case a couple of years ago. A higher court eventually overturned his conviction and prison sentence in that one.

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Bollywood star Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in prison for poaching two blackbucks, a rare and protected species of antelope, per the BBC.

The 52-year-old actor was also fined $154.

Khan committed the crime in the western state of Rajasthan while shooting a film. Four other actors who starred with him in 1998’s “Hum Saath Saath Hain” were charged and acquitted.

This is the fourth case filed against Khan in connection with poaching animals during the filming of that one movie. He was acquitted in the previous three.

Khan, who has appeared in more than 100 Bollywood films, can appeal his charges to a higher court.

In addition to his poaching cases, the popular actor was also charged and initially sentenced in a hit-and-run case a couple of years ago. A higher court eventually overturned his conviction and prison sentence in that one.

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Bollywood Star Salman Khan Sentenced To Five Years In Jail For Poaching

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope back in 1998. An court in Jodhpur, India, has also fined him $154 (10,000 rupees) for the crime. He will now be taken to jail.
Khan killed the two blackbucks, a protected species, in the western state of Rajasthan while working on 1998 movie Hum Saath Saath Hain. Four of his co-stars in the movie and were also charged with the offence have been acquitted. This is the fourth…

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope back in 1998. An court in Jodhpur, India, has also fined him $154 (10,000 rupees) for the crime. He will now be taken to jail. Khan killed the two blackbucks, a protected species, in the western state of Rajasthan while working on 1998 movie Hum Saath Saath Hain. Four of his co-stars in the movie and were also charged with the offence have been acquitted. This is the fourth…

Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan Jailed After 20-Year Legal Case

Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan was jailed on Thursday after being found guilty of poaching rare blackbuck antelopes. The case has been in and out of court for nearly 20 years. A court in Jodhpur, sentenced him to five years in prison and fined him INR10,000 ($154) for hunting and killing two blackbucks in 1998. Khan […]

Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan was jailed on Thursday after being found guilty of poaching rare blackbuck antelopes. The case has been in and out of court for nearly 20 years. A court in Jodhpur, sentenced him to five years in prison and fined him INR10,000 ($154) for hunting and killing two blackbucks in 1998. Khan […]

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“Secret Superstar,” the latest film vehicle for Indian superstar Aamir Khan, looks set top open on top of the Chinese box office. It is enjoying the momentum created by Khan’s previous film “Dangal,” which enjoyed an unprecedented $193 million of business in China. “Superstar” had clocked up $3.5 million (RMB23.3 million) by 3pm on Friday, […]