Bollywood star, Salman Khan gets five years in jail for poaching
By Rita Chioma,
An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan to five years in jail for poaching a rare antelope back in 1998.
The court in Jodhpur also fined him 10,000 rupees for the crime. He has since been taken to jail.
Khan killed the two blackbucks, a protected species, in the western state of Rajasthan while shooting a film.
Four other actors who starred with him in the movie were also charged with the offence have been acquitted.
However, Khan, 52, can appeal against the verdict at a higher court.