Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan was accused of poaching blackbucks in Rajasthan in 1998. Under the section 51 of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Today, i.e On Thursday Khan’s case finally closed after the court sentenced him to jail for FIVE Years.
Bollywood Star Salman Khan gets five years in jail
On 1 October 1998, during the time of shoot of the film Hum Saath Saath Hain, Salman was found guilty of killing blackbucks in Kankani Village near Jodhpur.
On Thursday afternoon, 5th April 2018, Salman arrived at Central Jail of Jodhpur. Before going to the jail overnight, he will undergo a medical examination. He could have applied for bail in the same court if the punishment was less then three years. However, now Salman Khan has to reach the sessions of the court for the bail.
According to the report on CNN-News 18, the bail application for Salman will be taken up on Friday morning at 10:30 AM.
The prosecution counsel, Mahipal Bishnoi, told to the reporters that preparations for taking Salman to Jodhpur Central Jail are in place. Salman Khan will also have to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000.
The case of Salman was represented by the defense counsel Hastimal Saraswat. The Judgement was cleared by Chief Justice Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri. The hearing was attended by the actor’s sister’s Alvira and Arpita. From past 19 years, the trial of the case was in progress. After the final arguments, the judge had given the order on 28th March.
There are very fewer options for Salman to get out of the prison. As per the reports, the police have given an arrest warrant against the actor and he will be in the custody soon. The legal team of the actor is ready to appeal to the higher court. Salman might get bail and can get back to Mumbai if the high court accepts the appeal.
There are few tweets, in this case, Lets us check it out:
Honestly, I am feeling bad for Salman Khan because others were equally culpable and should not have been acquitted. Why should he suffer alone?
And rumour mills say he wasn't the one per se but took blame for all female actors to safeguard them.
— richa singh (@richa_singh) April 5, 2018
Of one thing I am dead sure..@BeingSalmanKhan would NEVER EVER harm any animal. He loves them too much. The real culprit should be exposed. 20 years is too long to bear someone else's cross..
— Simi Garewal (@Simi_Garewal) April 5, 2018
STOP feeling bad for Salman Khan, he is getting what he deserves.
— diya (@yourstrulydiya) April 5, 2018
— Parth K Vadher (@imparthvadher) April 5, 2018
This is one of the saddest news for all the fans of Salman Khan but there are still chances of bail.
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