Actor Salman Khan sentenced to five-years jail and 10,000 RS Punishment for Blackbuck killing matter. Actor Salman Khan, accused in the most popular black deer hunting case, was convicted. In the absence of evidence, the remaining five members including Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabbu, Neelam, and a resident of Jodhpur have been acquitted. During arguments over the sentence in the court, Salman’s lawyer had told the court that at, least the punishment should be given. While At the same time, the government lawyer has demanded a 6-year sentence for Salman Khan. In September 1998: The incident of black deer hunting happened during the shooting of the film “Hum Sath Sath Hai“. Allegations that Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam went to Kankani village near Jodhpur, and there they hunt two deer. People had seen them when he was escaping with the Gypsy. At that time a local travel agent was also with them.
Salman Khan will now go to the Jodhpur Central Jail. In 2006, he spent five nights in the jail. The court heard 28 witnesses including Bishnoi villagers who came out running from their huts on hearing gunshots. For nearly two decades, Salman Khan had argued variously that he was not armed, that he had an air gun that doesn’t kill Deer. Reports that the animals died of “overeating” or that dogs killed them were also submitted in court.
Brief History of Blackbuck Case-
October 2, 1998: In this case, Forest Department of Rajasthan complained. In which seven people including Salman were made accused. Including Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam, Tabu, Dushyant Singh and Dinesh Gaware.
November 9, 2000: CJM Court takes cognisance of the matter and begins the hearing.The names of four eyeglasses have also been recorded there. This includes Chogaram, Poonamchand, Shriram and Mangilal.
February 19, 2006: In the case of black deer hunting, charges are framed on all accused. But a plea was moved in the court of defence from the defence court. At the same time, the prosecution appealed to the High Court. For this reason, the trial was stopped for seven years.
March 23, 2013: The trial court has re-charged all the accused.
May 23, 2013: CJM Court begins hearing this case again. During the trial, 28 witnesses turned away from statements
January 13, 2017: Witnessing in the court is completed.
January 27, 2017: All the accused appeared before the court and filed their statements.
September 13, 2017: The prosecution started the final debate in the trial court.
October 27, 2017: The final debate started on behalf of the defendant.
March 24, 2018: Both sides argue in the trial court.
March 28, 2018: In the case of black deer hunting, the trial court secures its decision.