Salman Khan acquitted in 1998 black buck, chinkara poaching cases

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan has got some relief today in the black buck and chinkara poaching cases as the Rajasthan High Court has acquitted him in both the cases. All the charges against the actor in both these case have been removed and he has been set free.

Salman had appealed in the High Court challenging the verdict delivered by the sessions court which had convicted him in both the cases and had thereby given him one and five years imprisonment in two separate cases of poaching.

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Had Salman been convicted by the HC, he had to go to the Central Jail once again. Along with Khan, seven others are also accused in the killing of black buck and chinkara on September 26, 1998 and one at the Ghoda Farms on September 28, 1998.

The incident took place at the time when they were all shooting for the film ‘ Hum Saath Saath Hain’.

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