India: Bollywood star Salman Khan receives 5 years in prison for poaching

Bollywood star Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in prison by a Jodhpur court on Thursday, for illegal poaching in a decades-old case. Khan is also due to pay a fine of 10,000 Indian rupees ($150; €126). Khan was found guilty of killing two blackbucks, while working on a film in the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan in 1998, reports say. Four other Bollywood actors who were charged... Еще with abetting the deed — Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, and Neelam Kothari — were acquitted on the counts. Salman Khan will serve his sentence in Jodhpur Central Prison, according to public prosecutor Mahipal Vishnavi.

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