Bollywood actor Salman Khan appeared in court on Friday to record his statement on the black buck poaching case that has haunted him for 19 years. Khan reportedly claimed that he was innocent and the animal had died of “natural causes”.
Twitter users drew up a list of the causes that could have resulted in its death.
It could have died of a heart attack after seeing a gun.
It perhaps succumbed to diabetes.
It might not have been able to bear the pangs of separation.
The weather might have been responsible.
It might have been tortured with the actor’s films.
What Salman Khan meant was the black buck died of a heart attack caused by a condition induced by watching his acting.
MS (@connectwithms) January 27, 2017
The blackbuck died because it read the script of Hum Saath Saath Hain.
Gabru Tippler (@MrTippler) January 27, 2017
It committed suicide because it couldn’t stand rejection.
And finally, a poll was run to understand how the black buck died.
Black buck died due to
Chikoo (@TweetErrant) January 27, 2017
Poaching has been rampant in India in the last few years and Salman Khan, along with other Bollywood names like Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam have been charged in the case filed in 1998.