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Salman Khan pleads innocent in antelope case

Salman Khan is being escorted to a court in an earlier case

By: Eastern Eye Staff

BOLLYWOOD superstar Salman Khan on Thursday (March 10) pleaded not guilty in a long-standing case that alleges he used unlicensed arms to shoot antelopes in western India, saying he was framed. The actor is accused of using weapons with an expired licence to target black bucks in a protected forest area, where hunting the animals is illegal, in 1998. Khan, wearing a floral shirt and sunglasses, said in court that forest officials had pressured him to sign a statement saying he had procured the arms from a contact in Mumbai. “I am innocent and have been framed by the forest…

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