Salman Khan acquitted in Blackbuck and Chinkara poaching cases by Rajasthan HC

In a huge relief for Sultan's actor Salman Khan,the Rajasthan high court in Jodhpur today acquitted Salman Khan in the blackbuck and chinkara poaching case.

Salman had appealed before the high court challenging the lower court verdict that handed him five-year imprisonment in the killing of a black buck and a chinkara in two separate incidents in 1998.

The hearing was completed in these cases in the last week of may and the decision was revised by the high court

Salman Kan and seven others are accused of killing a blackbuck and a chinkara in two separate incidents.

One of the animals was killed at Bhawad on the outskirts of Jodhpur on September 26, 1998, and the other at Ghoda Farms on September 28, 1998.

At that time, they were shooting for the film " Hum Sath Sath Hain".