Mumbai: It looks like the ghosts of the past doesn't tend to leave actors Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu and Sonali Bendre alone. Yes, the 1998 black buck poaching case is back to haunt the actors. According to the reports, on Monday, court summoned Salman, Saif, Tabu and Sonali Bendre to appear before it on February 4, 2013, for charge framing in the black buck poaching case.
On 17 February 2006, Khan was sentenced to one year in prison for hunting the Chinkara, in Bhawad village, near Jodhpur, on September 26, 1998, during the shooting of the movie Hum Saath Saath Hain. On 10th April, 2006, he was handed a five year jail term and remanded to Jodhpur jail until 13th April when he was granted bail.
A leading daily reported, Salman and his friends have been charged under relevant sections of the Wildlife Act, the Arms Act and the IPC. Reports say that the trial will now commence in the lower court with the revised charges.