Black Buck case, SC rejects Rajasthan's plea against Salman Khan

Salman Khan

After six years, the High Court, on July 24, 2012, upheld the lower court's decision on it.

The lower court had framed charges under sections of Wildlife Act, the Arms Act and the IPC against Salman Khan and the others.

Besides the present case, Salman Khan has been convicted for 1 year and 5 years for poaching of two Chinkaras at Bhawad and one Black Buck at Ghoda Farm (Mathania) in the intervening nigh of 26-27 September, 1998 and 28-29 September, 1998 respectively.

Appeals against these sentences both by Salman Khan and state government are pending in the high court.

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