An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope back in 1998.
In January 2017, Khan was also acquitted in another case that charged him with using illegal firearms to kill the blackbucks.
Every day in the Mumbai suburb of Bandra, fans flock to Salman Khan’s apartment building to catch a glimpse of the Bollywood actor.
In a country w Bollywood is revered, Khan is one of the most worshipped.
The hashtag #BlackBuckPoachingCase is the top trend on Twitter India while #Salman Khan is also trending.
Including friends of the actor, took Khan’s side.