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    Blackbuck case: Jodhpur HC adjourns hearing against Saif, Sonali, Tabu, Neelam after issuing fresh notice in May

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    Salman Khan had been convicted in the case, last year.

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    From left: Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre.
    The 1998 Blackbuck Poaching case once again returned to haunt the cast of 'Hum Saath Saath Hain'. The Jodhpur High Court, on Monday, adjourned the case to September 16 on a plea of Rajasthan government against the acquittal of Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari, and Tabu.

    Blackbuck poaching case: Hearing adjourned to September 16

    Blackbuck poaching case: Hearing in Jodhpur court adjourned to September 16 on a plea of Rajasthan Government against acquittal of Salman Khan’s co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Neelam, and Dushyant Singh.

    According to Times Now, the court could not take up the appeal owing to lack of time.


    In May, the court had issued a fresh notice to actors. The notice was also issued to Dushyant Singh, a local from the area who was allegedly accompanying the actors at the time of the incident.

    The notice comes following an appeal by the Rajasthan government challenging their acquittal in the case by a local court.

    Neelam Kothari
    Neelam Kothari along with the other 3 actors was acquitted last year in the case.

    Last year on April 5, Saif, Sonali, Neelam, Tabu and Dushyant had been acquitted in the case. However, Salman Khan was convicted under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and awarded a five-year prison term along with a fine of Rs 10,000. He was released on bail after spending two nights in Jodhpur Central Jail.

    Salman Khan heads to Mumbai after walking out of Jodhpur jail

    After spending two nights in Jodhpur Central Jail, Salman Khan has walked out of the Jodhpur Central Jail. The actor was granted bail in a 1998 blackbuck poaching case earlier on Saturday. On Thursday he was sentenced to a 5-year jail term. District and Sessions Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi allowed Khan's plea for bail and suspension of sentence so that he could file an appeal against his conviction and sentencing.

    The case dates back over a decade when the Bollywood actors allegedly hunted down two blackbucks, an endangered species, in the Kankani village of Rajasthan during the shooting of the Rajshri Productions film.

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    2 Comments on this Story

    N N570 days ago
    put bhai in jail and let others go, they wouldn''t have killed that buck if it isnt for that physcopath
    vikas rander570 days ago
    What a joke.. Dragging the case for last 20 years..
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