It was relief for actor Salman Khan yesterday. The Bombay High Court suspended his five year jail term, which was handed by a lower court in the 2002 infamous hit-and-run case, admitted his appeal against conviction and granted him bail.
Justice Abhay Thipsay directed Salman to surrender before the trial court forthwith and execute a fresh bail bond of Rs 30,000. The interim bail granted to the actor hours after his conviction and sentencing on Wednesday was to expire yesterday. While admitting the 49-year-old actor's appeal, the High Court said it will expedite the hearing on it and posted the matter for June 15.
Salman went to the sessions court in the evening to surrender and furnish the bail bond. He then returned to his Bandra apartment, where his fans cheered for him.
Later, the actor even took to the microblogging site, Twitter to thank all his fans for their love and support. He posted a tweet which read-