Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at the court to hear the verdict in decades-old black buck poaching case, in Jodhpur on Thursday.(PTI Photo)
Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at the court to hear the verdict in decades-old black buck poaching case, in Jodhpur on Thursday.(PTI Photo)

Salman Khan case: Jodhpur court reserves bail plea till Saturday

Salman Khan has sought bail and his application will be heard on Friday morning in the Jodhpur sessions court. If the bail does not come through, he will have to stay in jail for at least three more days as the weekend follows.
Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 01:34 PM IST

A Jodhpur court on Thursday sentenced Salman Khan to five years in jail for killing two blackbucks, an endangered antelope, in a 20-year-old poaching case, a stunning verdict that dealt a blow to the actor who has Rs 500 crore riding on him.

Salman has sought bail and his application will be heard on Friday morning in the Jodhpur sessions court. If the bail does not come through, he will have to stay in jail for at least three more days as the weekend follows.

Here are the highlights:

11.15am: Jodhpur court reserves order till Saturday on Salman Khan’s bail plea as prosecution seeks time.

11am: Salman Khan’s case is listed at no. 24 in the Jodhpur sessions court.

10.30am: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan slept at 11:30pm on Thursday night in the central jail in Jodhpur, officials said on Friday.

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