MUMBAI: Convicted Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan tweeted “tears of gratitude” to all his fans Mon in his first remarks since being bailed over the five-year jail sentence for killing exceptional antelopes.
Khan, one of the world’s highest-paid celebrities, was convicted in the 20-year-old circumstance on Thursday night and spent two nights in Jodhpur Central Prison before released on bail by the judge Saturday.
“Tears of gratitude. To all or any my family members who are with me at night and never lost hope.
“Thank you to be there with all the love and support. God Bless,” the acting professional published to his 32.7 million Twitter followers.
Khan had rejected shooting dead two uncommon antelopes known as dark-colored bucks on a hunting trip while filming a movie in October 1998.
But the court docket found him guilty while acquitting four other actors.
Khan has accused Rajasthan’s forest office of aiming to frame him.
His lawyers assert the black dollars passed away of natural causes such as overeating, insisting there is no evidence they were shot.
Through the entire multiple conditions, eyewitnesses have explained they found Khan firing a weapon.
A judge released Khan, one of Indian cinema’s most bankable personalities, in return for bail and sureties totalling 100,000 rupees ($1,500). He cannot leave India without judge permission.
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The 52-year-old loves a cult-like position in star-obsessed India and it is one of Bollywood’s biggest draws, despite a bunch of controversies.
Khan was in a vehicle in Mumbai, the home of Bollywood cinema, in 2002 when it attached the curb and wiped out a homeless man sleeping on the pavement.
He was found guilty of culpable homicide and sentenced to five years in prison, however the verdict was overturned in a higher courtroom in 2015. His acquittal is being challenged in the Supreme Court.