Jailed on Thursday for five years on charges of poaching Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was given bail on Saturday by a court while his case is still being followed by millions of his fans and a movie industry that relies and invests heavily relying on his popularity.
He will be moving out of the jail after finishing all the required formalities as told by his advocate Mahesh Bohra to the reporters while his followers started their celebrations by using firecrackers in front of his residence in Mumbai and also outside the court in Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan after the bail was granted to him.
Khan now aged fifty-two was found guilty of violating the laws of Indian wildlife for a hunting an endangered species of the antelope, the blackbuck in 1998.
The local community known as the Bishnoi were persistent enough to fight out the case as this community is famous for their respect towards this species of the antelope. The members of the community had been pursuing this case for almost two decades against Salman Khan.
The actor will not be allowed to leave the nation without a permission from the court was told by the advocate of the Bishnoi community Mahipal Bishnoi to the reporters.