No special treatment for Salman Khan in Jodhpur jail


Hindustan Surkhiyan Desk:Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was awarded a 5-year jail term by a court here in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case. The 52-year-old was found guilty under Section 9/51 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 for killing two blackbucks, an endangered species, hunting of which is prohibited by law.

The court in the morning acquitted others actors namely – Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam.  As per sources, the rest of the stars were let off owing to lack of evidence. The actors were travelling with Salman on the intervening night of October 1-2, 1998 when he allegedly killed the two blackbucks in Kankani village near Jodhpur. All of them were in Jodhpur for movie shooting of ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’.

Jeev Raksha Bishnoi Sabha has protested against the decision of acquitting the other accused actors. Their acquittal will be challenged in the high court, says Shivraj Bishnoi, state president of the organisation.



    • Salman Khan has been given number 106 and is lodged in Ward number 2. He was made to undergo medical test and has no medical issues. He hasn’t made any demands. We’ll give him jail uniform tomorrow. Multiple-layer security has been put up for his ward: Vikram Singh, Jodhpur DIG (Jail)


  • Killing endangered animals is a crime. But 5 years imprisonment for it is too much. Fine him Rs 5 crores  and let him go: Controversial Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen

    • Film producer Sajid Nadiadwala cancels  success party, heads to Jodhpur.


  • I am extremely shocked to hear Salman being convicted by session court but also having full trust in Indian judiciary which has many other doors to appeal for final justice whatsoever. Since He is most loved person by industry & people for his human reasons too: Dir. Subhash Ghai
  • We are happy for us but we are disappointed for Salman Khan. Justice has not been given properly in this case. I am feeling bad for him: Samir Soni, actor and husband of actress Neelam.ABP


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