Salman Khan verdict in tweets: From conviction to sentencing

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 07, 2015 12:53 IST

Bollywood star Salman Khan was on Wednesday sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty by a Mumbai sessions court of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run crash after a night out drinking.

While convicting Khan, judge DW Deshpande said all the charges against the star, including culpable homicide not amounting to murder, had been proved.

Here is a series of tweets from the time of conviction, followed by lawyers' reactions, right up to the sentencing:

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