Salman guilty in blackbuck poaching case . Actor Salman Khan has been held guilty in the blackbuck poaching case.
Co-accused Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam and Tabu have been acquitted in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.
All the actors were present in court when the verdict was read out. Salman’s sisters Alvira and Arpita were also present in court.
Final arguments in the case were completed in the trial court on March 28, after which Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri had reserved the judgment to be pronounced today.
Salman Khan, 52, was charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and the other actors have been charged under Section 51 read with Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code. Maximum punishment under Section 51 is six years.