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Salman Khan sentenced to five years in prison for killing antelopes

Indian Bollywood actor Salman Khan (STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to five years prison on Thursday (5) for killing endangered wildlife nearly 20 years ago, stunning India’s film industry and his die-hard fans. Khan, regarded as the bad boy of Indian cinema, was taken into police custody and driven to jail after the sentencing amid chaotic scenes outside the court in Rajasthan state. His defence team said Khan, one of Bollywood’s most bankable stars, would appeal against the conviction in a higher court on Friday. “We will argue the case. He has been convicted wrongly by the lower court. Much of the evidence on…

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