Bollywood actor Salman Khan has granted bail to travel abroad for his upcoming film’s shooting by the Jodhpur District and Sessions Court.
The actor would be travelling to the US, Canada and Nepal from May 25 to July 10. He had to seek the court’s permission as according to a condition of his bail, granted on April 7, following his conviction in the 1998 black buck poaching case, forbade him from travelling abroad.
The actor has been convicted in the black buck poaching case of 1998. A Jodhpur court has sentenced Bollywood superstar to five-year jail term in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case, while other actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam Kothari have been acquitted.
Before getting the bail, Khan spent two nights in Jodhpur Central jail. While granting the bail, the court had ordered Khan to seek legal permission before leaving the country.
He was charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act and others under Section 51 read with Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code.
The next hearing in the blackbuck poaching case has been scheduled for May 7.