Salman Khan asked to appear before court on February 4

Salman Khan and three other actors were today summoned by a local court to appear before it on February 4 for charge-framing in the Black Buck poaching case, 14 years after the incident. The actor's co-stars Sonali Bendre and Tabu have also been summoned. Salman was sentenced to one-year imprisonment for killing two chinkaras (gazelles) in Bhawad village, near Jodhpur, on September 26, 1998. The sentence was handed down by a Jodhpur court February 17, 2006.
Salman, Saif and the other actors had been accused of hunting endangered chinkara and blackbuck deer while shooting 1999 film Hum Saath Saath Hain in Rajasthan. Salman was sentenced to one-year imprisonment for killing two chinkaras in Bhawad village, near Jodhpur, on September 26, 1998. The sentence was handed down by a Jodhpur court February 17, 2006. The court had found Salman guilty under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. After his conviction, he spent three nights in Jodhpur Central Jail before the district and sessions court gave him bail.