Salman Khan's 1998 blackbuck poaching case to now be heard in Rajasthan High Court

On Monday, ANI reported a development. As per the latest update, the Rajasthan High Court has allowed the transfer petition of Salman Khan's poaching case.

Updated on Mar 22, 2022 12:38 PM IST  |  308.7K
Salman Khan's 1998 blackbuck poaching case to now be heard in Rajasthan High Court
Salman Khan's 1998 blackbuck poaching case to now be heard in Rajasthan High Court
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Salman Khan continues to face the legal music. Amid several court cases, the actor's 1998 blackbuck poaching case is still ongoing. On Monday, ANI reported a development. As per the latest update, the Rajasthan High Court has allowed the transfer petition of the case. This means all the pleas relating to the actor and the poaching case will now be heard in the High Court. 

ANI's official tweet read, "1998 blackbuck poaching case | Rajasthan High Court allows the transfer petition of actor Salman Khan. The pleas relating to the actor will now be heard in the High Court. " 

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The blackbuck poaching case has garnered major attention several times over the last two decades. For the unversed, Salman Khan is accused of killing two blackbucks in Bhagoda ki Dhani located in Kankani village near Jodhpur during the shoot of Hum Saath Saath Hain. 

As per reports, Salman was charged under section 9/51 of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Not just Salman, but his co-actors at the time Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam and Tabu were also charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and under Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code. 

However, the courts acquitted all them over benefit of doubt. Apart from Salman Khan, two people named Dinesh Gawr and Dushyant Singh are also reportedly accused of taking part in the poaching. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned. 

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