Free Press Journal

Chinkara case: Rajasthan govt moves SC against Salman Khan’s acquittal


Readers may be aware that in the month of July, it was reported that Salman Khan was finally acquitted in the 1998 poaching case citing lack of evidence to incriminate him.

On Wednesday, October 18, the Vasundhara Raje – led Rajasthan Government approached the Supreme Court against Salman Khan’s acquittal.

Two cases were filed against him – one was when the animals were killed at Bhawad on the outskirts of Jodhpur on September 26, 1998, and the other at Ghoda Farms on September 28, 1998. It was during the filming of Sooraj Barjatya’s Hum Saath Saath Hain when the hunting and killing of animals happened.

Meanwhile, Salman Khan is currently in Manali shooting for Kabir Khan’s next film Tubelight along with brother Sohail Khan and Chinese actress Zhu Zhu.