India’s Michael Vick? Bollywood Star Jailed for Poaching Rare Gazelle

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NEW DELHI — American football star Michael Vick is not the only mega-celebrity whose ill treatment of animals has recently earned him hard time. Over the weekend, Salman Khan, a leading man in India’s Bollywood film industry, began serving a stiff five-year jail sentence for a poaching incident that took place nearly a decade ago. Khan, convicted of killing a rare Chinkara Gazelle on a desert wildlife preserve in 1998, was done no favors by an Indian legal system known to enforce strict laws in defense of endangered species. But contrary to the Atlanta Falcons quarterback’s admission of guilt, which […]

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