Indian court grants bail to Bollywood star Salman Khan
JODHPUR, India, April 7, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – An Indian court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan so he can contest a five-year prison sentence for killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago.
Khan, one of the world’s highest paid actors, was imprisoned on Thursday after a court found him guilty of killing rare antelopes known as black bucks on a hunting trip while shooting a movie in 1998.
Mahesh Bora, a lawyer for Khan, told reporters a judge had signed a bail form. Media reports said the 52-year-old action movie star should leave Jodhpur Central Jail before the end of the day.