Popular Bollywood superstar actor Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court

Popular Bollywood superstar actor Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court. In a major relief to actor Salman Khan High Court suspended the five-year sentence.

The  High Court suspended his 5-year sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case and granted him bail pending his appeal against conviction.

He on bail for a long time and his liberty was not curtailed.

The appeal admitted and an accused granted bail,” Justice Abhay Thipsay said, while staying his conviction and granting him bail.

Salman Khan convicted on charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

One man died and four were injured when Khan’s white Toyota Landcruiser ran over men sleeping on a pavement in suburban Bandra.

Popular Bollywood superstar actor Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

Popular Bollywood superstar actor Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

Popular Bollywood superstar actor Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

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Admitting Salman Khan’s appeal against the conviction, the Bombay High Court also expedited its hearing.

The court gave the order on the final day before it goes on vacation.

The HC also directed Khan to surrender before the trial court forthwith and execute a bail bond of Rs 30,000 with one or two sureties of a like amount.

The court will now hear the matter on June 15 when it will give further directions regarding the hearing of the appeal.

For now, Salman Khan will remain out of jail, but will have to take permission whenever he needs to travel abroad.

The applicant was on bail throughout the trial..

Even on the basis that there is sufficient evidence to indicate that the applicant driving the vehicle, certainly.

Popular Bollywood superstar actor Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

A number of arguable points raised, which need consideration,” said Justice A M Thipsay.

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

The HC also said that during the pendency of the hearing and final disposal of the appeal, the sentence would stand suspended.

“It is nobody’s case that the applicant is likely to abscond during the pendency of the appeal,” said Justice AM Thipsay.

The main question before the HC was over the inclusion of Section 304-II (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code.

The court said the dispute over the inclusion of this section needed further examination and consideration.

Appearing for Salman Khan, senior criminal lawyer Amit Desai argued that the statement of the actor’s driver.

Ashok Singh not recorded though he interrogated by the investigating officer.

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The defence also argued that the magistrate’s court accepted the statement of key witness Ravindra Patil.

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

The police constable posted as Salman’s escort who later died of tuberculosis),.

Who was with Salman during the incident, despite him giving an interview saying there were four people inside the car.

Popular Bollywood superstar actor Salman Khan gets bail from Bombay high court.

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Public prosecutor Sandip Shinde opposed the suspension of the sentence and argued that evidence.

Showed that Salman indeed had alcohol in his blood and he was at the wheel.

He said it is not true that there were four people inside the car when the incident took place.

Khan also defended the fact that another witness, actor and singer Kamaal Khan  not examined.

He argued that Kamaal is a British national and was never available after the incident took place.

The defence counsel also said Khan had never violated any bail conditions during the trial.