Salman Khan sentence has been suspended and he is on bail
Case will continue in High court now.
Salman Khan has got himself an interim bail of two days for now from the High court.
Salman Khan has been sentenced to 5 years in jail, will be taken into custody today from the court itself in the 13 year old hit and run case.
Post the verdict Salman Khan was shocked and he sat down and broke into tears.
Salman was found guilty of drunkenly driving his SUV over homeless men sleeping on the pavements 13 years ago.
Salman Khan has been taken to JJ hospital for his medical checkup
He will have to move Bombay High Court for bail.
Salman Khan’s arrest means all his upcoming movies will be affected and more than 300 crores was riding on him and it has caused Eros (Bajrangi Bhaaijaan) stock to tank in stock market .
His next two movies were Bajrangi Bhaai Jaan and Pre Ratan Dhan payo for both of whom he was currently shooting. He also had 4 other upcoming movies which were in pre production.
From the Court
Judge: “All charges are proved. Not probable that driver was behind the wheel.”
Court says Salman Khan was in driver’s seat, he was under influence of alcohol and driving without licence.
Ashok Singh, Salman’s driver, who said he was at the wheel instead of the actor, faces perjury charges.
Salman’s lawyers talks about ‘Being Human’ initiative and the fact that he sponsored heart surgeries of 600 children
Prosecution argues, “We’ve to consider while driving in a crowed place that if rash, there can be an accident.
Court asks Salman what he has to say, actor denies charges, says he was not driving the car
Hours before the verdict, #WeLoveYouSalmanKhan and #SalmanVerdict were trending on Twitter.
Friends from the industry including Shahrukh Khan were seen visiting Salman on Wednesday night.
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