Blackbuck case: Salman, others to appear in court

Last Updated: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 05:41 hrs

Jodhpur: Bollywood star Salman Khan and four other actors will appear in Jodhpur before a court to hear the fresh charges in a 14-year-old case of blackbuck poaching during a film shooting in Rajasthan.

The court of chief judicial magistrate will read out the fresh charges tomorrow to Khan and co-accused Saif Ali Khan, Tabbu, Sonali Bendre, Neelam in connection with the hunting of protected blackbuck at Kankani village in Jodhpur during shooting of film Hum Saath Saath Hain.

Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabbu and Neelam have already arrived in Jodhpur and Salman is due to reach on Sunday morning.

The Rajasthan High Court had revised the charges against these stars in December 2012, charging Khan with section 51 of Wildlife Protection Act and others including a local accused Dushyant Singh with section 51/52 of Wildlife Protection Act and section 149 of IPC.

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