At 5 pm, the bail documents reached Jodhpur Central Jail and within half an hour, Salman was a free man. The police had made tight security arrangements. Bollywood analysts say around Rs 400 crore could be riding on Salman, who has seen phenomenal box office success since the release of Dabangg. A few fans even chased the actor's cavalcade for some distance. The actor's defense received a startling news when reports revealed that justice Joshi, who was hearing the bail plea, was among the 87 district judges who were transferred by the registrar of judicial courts on Friday.
Khan applied for bail after the lower court Thursday ruled him guilty under wildlife protection laws and ordered the jail term. The 52-year-old actor can not leave the country without the court's permission and will have to return to the court on May 7 for another hearing. The relief is temporary for the actor as the Bishnoi community, who registered the case earlier are unhappy with the bail verdict.
Other actors in the film including Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam Kothari and Sonal Bendre, who were also travelling with him, were initially charged in the case.
However, Salman's lawyer argued that only the bones of the blackbucks were sent for post-mortem instead of the skin. Though Joshi was transferred to Sirohi in the same capacity, informed sources said he had been asked to continue with the bail hearing till its conclusion.
Criminal courts later acquitted Khan's hunting companions, but Khan remains accused of the crime of poaching.
Throughout the multiple cases, eyewitnesses have stated they saw Khan firing a gun in October 1998.
In this file photo taken on April 2, 2008 Indian black bucks, also known as the Indian antelope, look on at an enclosure at the Zoological Park in New Delhi.Bollywood superstarSalman Khan was found guilty Thursday of killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago, a prosecutor said, a charge that could see the bad boy of Indian cinema jailed for five years.
Countering the defense counsel's arguments, public prosecutor Pokar Ram Bishnoi had urged the court to seek the record of the case from the trial court and go through it. After Salman's bail, his friends and well-wishers from the film industry expressed their happiness. After the bail, Salman is expected to resume work on Remo D'Souza directorial Race 3.
"The accused is a popular actor whose deeds are followed by people".
In an interview in 2009, Salman Khan had told NDTV that he had "saved the deer" and fed it biscuits.
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