On 5th of April, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to jail for 5 years after verdict of 1998 Blackbuck poaching case came out. Khan was taken to Jodhpur Centrail Jail and would need to move to a higher court for bail. He spent two nights in jail while the court reserved its decision on his bail plea.
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His fans were hoping for some relief today. But that’s unlike to happen, since the District and Sessions Court judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi was transferred to Sirohi. This is being referred to as a routine transfer. (Also Read: Jacqueline, David Dhawan and others pay a visit to Salman Khan’s residence. SEE PICS)
[image_source id=”698612″ align=”aligncenter” width=”402″] [/image_source]Reportedly, The judge asked to consult some more documents including previous files of the case, before he could reach a conclusion regarding the actor’s bail plea.
The Bishnoi community, however, says it depends on the judge whether he wants to continue on the hearing.
#SalmanConvicted — It is to judge's own discretion whether he wants to continue hearing the case or not: Mahipal Bishnoi, Bishnoi Community's lawyer to @saahilmenghani #BlackBuckPoachingCase LIVE UPDATES: https://t.co/jEwO4oYlmw pic.twitter.com/tgPWdaH8bi
— News18 (@CNNnews18) April 7, 2018
The court is to hear the bail plea today at 10.30 AM.
Others accused in the same case, i.e. Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam Kothari were acquitted of all charges.