Salman Khan skips Jodhpur court hearing in blackbuck poaching case

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been asked to mark his appearance in the Jodhpur court today. In the last hearing, it was said that if Salman Khan does not show up in court before or on September 27, his bail may be cancelled.

Salman Khan skips Jodhpur court hearing

Now, according to latest reports, Salman Khan skipped the court summons and did not appear before the court today and that the next date of hearing has been fixed for December.

Salman’s advocate Mahesh Bora appealed to the court explaining his busy schedule besides highlighting the recent threats issued on social media against the Bollywood star by SOPU group connected with gangster Lawrence Vishnoi as reasons for the failed appearance.

Salman Khan skips Jodhpur court hearing

Last year, Salman Khan was sentenced to 5 years in jail in the 1998 Blackbuck poaching case and had later received the bail.

Salman Khan was convicted under Section 9/51 of the Wildlife Protection Act. He had faced a five-year prison sentence along with a fine of Rs 10,000. However, after spending two nights in the Jodhpur Central Jail, he was granted bail.

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In 1998, while shooting for the film ‘Hum Sath Sath Hain’ in Rajasthan, the actor went on allegedly hunting along with Saif Ali Khan, Neelam, Sonali Bendre, and Tabu. Salman Khan is believed to have killed two blackbucks in Jodhpur’s Kankani village.