Salman Khan sentenced 5 years jail by Jodhpur court on Thursday (05-04-2018). The prison is sentenced to Salman Khan a term of 1998 black buck killing case. The actor has also been fined a penalty of Rs 10,000. Salman Khan will have to spend the night in Jodhpur Jail as his bail hearing in Sessions Court has been posted for tomorrow. Salman’s lawyer said that they respect court’s decision.
Salman Khan had earlier spent a total of 18 days in the Jodhpur jail in whole hearing till now. The actor was earlier convicted and sentenced to prison in two of three poaching cases by a trial court. The two cases were related to poaching Chinkara. Now, this case is related to black buck killing under Wildlife Protection Act. Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri sentenced him 5 years jail.
According to the reports Salman will be housed in the VIP barrack of the Jodhpur Central Prison with Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu. As the actor’s bail plea will be heard by the Sessions Court at 10:30 am on Friday morning. But for Thursday night he will have to spend in Jail. He will be jailed as Prisoner No. 106. The actor’s lawyers had argued for probation and minimum sentence. While other accused Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam, Tabu and a local Dushyant Singh were given the benefit of doubt and acquitted.
Salman Khan Blackbuck Incident:-
Salman Khan was accused of killing two black bucks in Bhagoda ki Dhani in Kankani village near Jodhpur. During the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hain, Salman and his co-stars shoot two black bucks and convicted under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act. The black buck is an endangered species protected under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act.
Salman Khan’s Fan View:-
On the other hand, Salman Khan’s fans are very angry for this long imprisonment. His fans are posting that this case is almost 19 years old and for that he Khan should be fined as much as per rules. But 5 years jail sentence is not right at this point in time.