Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan gets bail, fans rejoice

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan gets bail, fans rejoice

Salman Khan was granted bail, today, much to the joy of his fandom and others, in the case of killing two Blackbucks in 1998. District and sessions judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi granted him bail, and his petition for suspension of the sentence, which means that he’ll now be able to file an appeal against his conviction in the court. He will need to submit Rs 50,000 in bond, two sureties of like amount. He will be released in the evening, most likely, and could leave Jodhpur immediately. He will need to present in court on May 7, and he isn’t allowed to leave the country now, till the case is cleared.

Salman is facing 5 years in jail for killing the endangered species, which is protected under the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972. Other actors who had been accused on being involved in the killing of the animals, Tabu, Neelam and Saif Ali Khan  were all acquitted.

Salman’s next movie, Race 3, which is being directed by Remo D’souza, is going to be released on Eid. He is also developing Bharat, a movie based on the Korean drama, Ode to My father, which could also c0-star, Priyanka Chopra. His fans, who had been worried about his fate, rejoiced when it was announced that he will be out on bail. Celebrities like Adnan Sami have also tweeted about their happiness that the actor has returned to the world. The controversy relating to the Blackbuck case has become a national news, and had overshadowed everything when it was announced that Salman has been sentenced 5 years in Jail.



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