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Jodhpur court convicts Salman Khan in blackbuck poaching case

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JODHPUR — A Jodhpur court has convicted Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the two-decades-old blackbuck poaching case on Thursday.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounce the verdict in the 20-year-old blackbuck poaching case involving five Bollywood actors including Salman Khan.

The actor along with Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam was found guilty of killing two blackbucks in the Kankani village near Jodhpur in 1998 during the shooting of the film ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’.

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Co-accused actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam were given the benefit of the doubt and acquitted. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced later in the day.

The 52-year-old actor could face up to 6 years of maximum imprisonment.

If Salman’s sentence is less than three years, he will get bail from the Jodhpur court itself. If the quantum is over three years, the actor goes to jail and will have to seek bail from the sessions court.

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Senior actor Madan Krishna Shrestha undergoes successful Parkinson’s surgery





KATHMANDU — Senior actor Madan Krishna Shrestha has successfully undergone a surgery for Parkinson’s disease at Annapurna Neuro Hospital in Kathmandu.

It is mentioned that a team of doctors performed Deep Brain Stimulation surgery in globus pallidus part of the brain,in a press statement issued by the hospital.

Dr Resha Shrestha and Dr Basanta Panta jointly performed the surgery on Thursday.

The 68-year-old actor has been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for the past nine years and the symptoms were prominently seen in left side of his brain for four years.

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This is the first time the hospital conducted such a surgery, the press statement reads. Now other Parkinson’s patients could avail of this treatment from the health facility.

It has been learnt that Shrestha’s health condition has improved. Since some problems were diagnosed in the right side of his brain, pacemaker has been installed, said the hospital.

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