Khan has long been suspected of being involved in a hunting party that killed endangered antelopes back in 1998.
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been found guilty of killing endangered wildlife in India almost two decades ago, convicted of a charge that could land him up to six years in prison, according to prosecutors.
52 year old Khan, one of the Indian film industry’s most high-profile actors for years, was convicted by a court in Jodhpur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, of poaching rare antelopes known as blackbucks in 1998.
The star, who has long thrived on a ‘bad boy’ image to aid his career, will be sentenced by the court later on Thursday (April 5th). He faces at least one and as many as six years behind bars for the crime, one which has rumbled on for countless years and held the attention of the Indian nation.
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