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Blackbuck Poaching Case: Salman Khan’s appeal against his verdict to be heard today

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Salman Khan had earlier in the month of February filed an appeal against the verdict of the court, which had sentenced him to 5 years of imprisonment in the Blackbuck Case.  In his appeal, Salman had challenged the prison sentence inflicted upon him. The hearing of the appeal that was delayed to April 3 which will be held today in Jodhpur.

The Blackbuck incident happened when Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Salman Khan, and Neelam were shooting for ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’. The superstar allegedly shot the blackbuck an endangered species with his co-stars from the film. The other actors were acquitted whereas Salman Khan was charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act. The actor had even spent a couple of nights in Jail and later was released on bail.

Post this verdict, Salman had challenged the Court’s decision. Last year, when the punishment was announced, Salman Khan’s lawyer Anand Desai had said in a statement, “In the present case the Hon’ble Court has acquitted all the 5 co-accused which would imply that Salman was out hunting Alone in the middle of the night in a remote area outside Jodhpur. We have preferred an appeal to the Hon’ble Sessions Court and applied for an urgent hearing today.

On the work front, Salman Khan has wrapped up the shoot of Ali Abbas Zafar’s directorial ‘Bharat’. The movie that is all set to hit the theaters on Eid this year also features Katrina Kaif, Disha Patani, Nora Fatehi, Sunil Grover and Jackie Shroff in pivotal roles.

Salman is at present in Indore shooting for the third installment of his hit franchise ‘Dabangg’. Pictures and video from his shoot there have been trending on social network. ‘Dabangg 3’ is being directed by Prabhu Dheva and also features Sonakshi Sinha and Arbaaz khan. Post this, he will start working on ‘Inshallah’ with Alia Bhatt and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. After that he will work on the remake of the Korean film ‘Veteran’.

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