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Golfer Jyoti Randhawa (2nd from left) arrested on charges of poaching in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve protected area, in Bahraich district.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at Jodhpur airport to appear before the Jodhpur court for a hearing in the Black Buck hunting case which will be on Monday.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan appears at Jodhpur Session Court for a hearing on black buck poaching case.

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Bollywood star Salman Khan, foreground, arrives at Jodhpur court. On April 5, Khan was convicted of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the judge describing him as a “habitual offender.”.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan (R) acknowledges his fans as he arrives at his house after he was granted bail in the 1998 Black Buck poaching case in which he was earlier sentenced to five years in jail, in Mumbai.

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In this file photo, Bollywood actor Salman Khan is seen at the trailer launch of his movie 'Hero' in Mumbai. A court in has acquitted Khan of shooting and killing three endangered animals nearly two decades ago.

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Actor Salman Khan arrives at the Jodhpur court for a hearing in the 1998 Blackbuck poaching case.

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Salman Khan is taken to a court in Jodhpur in connection with the buck poaching case in a desert wildlife preserve in 1998.

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Bollywood film actor Salman Khan arrives in Jodhpur to appear in a court regarding the blackbuck poaching case.

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Bollywood film actor Salman Khan arrives in Jodhpur to appear in court regarding blackbuck poaching case.

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Film actors Tabu and Sonali Bandre at a court in Jodhpur in connection with the Black Buck poaching case.

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A forest guard looks at a one horned Rhinoceros inside the Kaziranga National Park in Kaziranga in Assam. CBI registered three cases in poaching of rhinos.

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Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan was also supposed to appear in the court but failed to do so. The high court had revised the charges against the actors in December 2012, charging Salman Khan with section 51 of Wildlife Protection Act and others including a local accused Dushyant Singh with section 51/52 of Wildlife Protection Act and section 149 of IPC.

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Film actors Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre at a court in Jodhpur in connection with the Black Buck poaching case.

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Film actor Saif Ali Khan at a court in Jodhpur in connection with the Black Buck poaching case. Fresh charges were read out against actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam by a court in the 14-year-old blackbuck poaching case.

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An injured wild elephant tries to eat a banana leaf with its trunk after it was attacked by poachers a number of days ago at the foothills of Pancharatna hills in Assam. The poachers cut off two tusks and the tail of the elephant.

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An injured wild elephant tries to stand after it was attacked by poachers a few days ago at the foothills of Pancharatna hills in Assam. The poachers cut off two tusks and the tail of the elephant.

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Forest officials stand near a rare one-horn rhinoceros which was killed and dehorned by poachers near Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

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A villager looks at a wounded one-horned rhinoceros that was shot and dehorned by poachers in Parku hills, near Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

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Forest officials of Kaziranga National Park watch a carcass of a one-horned rhino from neighbouring hills in Assam's Karbi Anglong district. The horn of the rhino is missing and it is suspected that the rhino was poached, the officials said.

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A file Photo of Bollywood actor Macmohan, who died in a Mumbai hospital. The actor was suffering from cancer and was popular for his character Sambha, he portrayed in Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay.

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British actor Sir Ben Kingsley and wife, Brazilian actress Daniela Lavender, arrive at the world premiere of Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, at a cinema in Westfield in west London.

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