Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was granted bail, after he spent two nights in Jodhpur Central Jail over the 20-year-old blackbuck poaching case.
The news was well received by stars of the Bollywood industry close to the actor. The decision was followed by celebrations and fireworks outside the actor’s residence in Mumbai. Fan were seen dancing and cheering over the news of the actor’s bail. Posters in support of the actor who enjoys a massive fan base in the country were also displayed outside his residence.
And now, after returning home the actor took to Twitter to express his gratitude and thanked everyone for being there for him.[ecp code=”4″]
“Tears of gratitude . To all my loved ones who are with me and never lost hope. Thank you for being there with all the love and support . God Bless.” actor tweeted.
Tears of gratitude . To all my loved ones who are with me and never lost hope . Thank you for being there with all the love and support . God Bless .
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) April 9, 2018
Salman Khan is accused of killing two blackbucks on October 2, 1998 in Kankani village in Jodhpur while shooting Hum Saath Saath Hain. Salman’s co-stars Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, and Tabu, who were also shooting for the film, are the co-accused in the case. But they get acquitted. A local named Dushyant Singh, who was also an accused, has been acquitted as well.
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.