Mumbai: It looks like the ghosts of the past doesn't tend to leave
actors Salman Khan, Saif Ali
Khan, Tabu and Sonali Bendre alone. Yes, the 1998 black buck
poaching case is back to haunt the actors. According to the
reports, on Monday, court summoned Salman, Saif, Tabu and Sonali
Bendre to appear before it on February 4, 2013, for charge framing
in the black buck poaching case.
On 17 February 2006, Khan was sentenced to one year in prison
for hunting the Chinkara, in Bhawad village, near Jodhpur, on
September 26, 1998, during the shooting of the movie Hum Saath
Saath Hain. On 10th April, 2006, he was handed a five year
jail term and remanded to Jodhpur jail until 13th April when he was
A leading daily reported, Salman and his friends have been
charged under relevant sections of the Wildlife Act, the Arms Act
and the IPC. Reports say that the trial will now commence in the
lower court with the revised charges.