Actor Salman Khan's appeal against the CJM Rural Court ruling in the Blackbuck poaching case has been adjourned till April 3. "Salman Khan's appeal against the sentencing was supposed to be heard today, but it has been postponed due to the court being busy," advocate Sushma Dhara informed, adding that the date has been postponed to April 3. The appeal against Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre by the Bishnoi community, and the government's appeal against acquitting Salman Khan for the possession of illegal arms too has been postponed till April 3. Notably, in October 1998, total three cases in connection with poaching and one under the Arms Act were registered against Salman. Salman was charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and others under Section 51 read with Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code.
Source: dna February 22, 2019 15:00 UTC