Blackbuck shooting Case: Jodhpur court permits Salman Khan to travel abroad

Jodhpur court permits Salman Khan to travel abroad

NEW DELHI: Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan, who was found guilty in 1998 blackbuck preserving case and was also granted bail, has been permitted by a Jodhpur court to travel abroad now.

According to report, both the Jodhpur District and Sessions Court grants permission to Race 3 actor Salman Khan to travel outside the country. The actor Khan will be travelling to Canada, Nepal and the USA from 25 May to 10 July.

Earlier in the day, the actor filed a petition before Jodhpur District and Sessions Court seeking permission to visit four countries.

On April 5, Salman was found guilty in the 20-year-old blackbuck shooting case and was sentenced five years of imprisonment. The actor was convicted for killing two blackbucks in Jodhpur during the shooting of his movie Hum Saath Saath Hain in 1998.

Apart from Salman Khan, actor Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam, Sonali Bendre and a local named Dushyant Singh were accused in the case. While Salman was found guilty under Section 9/51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, others were liberated due to lack of evidence against them.

He spent two nights in Jodhpur Central Jail and was later granted bail on two bail bonds of Rs 25,000 each.