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Blackbuck poaching case: Actors Salman, Saif, Sonali, Tabu head for Jodhpur ahead of verdict

A Jodhpur court will on Thursday announce the verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case against Bollywood actor Salman Khan. Actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, and Tabu are co-accused in the case.

india Updated: Apr 04, 2018 16:25 IST
Press Trust of India, Mumbai
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Actor Saif Ali Khan leaves Jodhpur airport to appear in the chief judicial magistrate court in the 1998 Blackbuck hunting case, in Jodhpur on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)

Ahead of the verdict by a Jodhpur court in the blackbuck poaching case, Bollywood actorsSonali Bendre,Saif Ali Khan and Tabu left for the Rajasthan city from Mumbai this morning.

The three actors did not speak to mediapersons waiting outside the Mumbai airport while they left from here.

SuperstarSalman Khan, meanwhile, arrived in Mumbai in the early hours from Abu Dhabi where he has been shooting for ‘Race 3’.

After arriving, he went to his house and is expected to leave for Jodhpur later on Wednesday.

A Jodhpur court will on Thursday announce the verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case against Salman Khan.

Salman Khan was accused of killing two black bucks on October 2, 1998 in Kankani village in Jodhpur during the shooting of ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’.

Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, and Tabu, who were also shooting for the film, are the co-accused in the case.

Salman Khan, 52, had earlier pleaded innocence in the case, claiming before the court that he had been “framed”.

First Published: Apr 04, 2018 15:30 IST