Convicted by a sessions court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, Salman Khan has many more advocates than just Harish Salve and his team.
The trial of this case has been as filmy as one of Salman’s films and has dragged on more than any reel life drama. On Wednesday (May 6), the actor was pronounced to be guilty of all eight charges that were levied against him, including culpable homicide not amounting to murder and was sentenced to five years of jail.
Soon after he got a two-day interim bail from the Bombay High Court. Now, the High Court has suspended the verdict till the hearing of the appeal.
We look at those who have been advocating leniency for Salman and strange reasons they assigned for the same.
First things first, if you are a fan first, then a reader, do a jig. Shake a leg on the victory of Salman bhai.
— D (ShutterMakhi) (@MumbaiKiChokri) May 8, 2015
Now the reasons. Don’t consider Salman Khan as a celebrity. It’s his right to be availed the bail, under the constitution of India, or so says Bina Kak.
Indians are religious beings. And they performed ‘pujas’ to save their ‘Bhagwan’. So the real ‘Bhagwan’ had to save him, to not risk people’s faith in him. Faith is a rarity these days.
— Faridoon Shahryar (@iFaridoon) May 8, 2015
Salman Khan’s jail term is an issue of national concern. You can’t dare to risk the smiles :)
Emperor Salman Khan he is.
Salman Khan is born to rule, and those who are against him, you are born to see him winning the world and everything,
— Hopelessly lost (@hiiiiiloveyou) May 8, 2015
Salman Khan invited Honourable Prime Minister to his sister Arpita’s wedding with a motive. ‘Man with a mission’ is his second name.
Inviting modiji to arpita’s marriage finally benefited salman khan. See the after effects. — Parth (@Bipolar_BaBa) May 8, 2015
Now that Salman Khan has so many fans and ACs, he can’t live in the hot Mumbai. Hence the appeal for the passport to be given back to him.
Oh dear. How very sad @BeingSalmanKhan so human, wronged again. Why have they taken his passport in the middle of summer. Mumbai so hot
— harinder baweja (@shammybaweja) May 8, 2015
Or was it somebody/something else talking?
Lol. Salman Khan’s jail suspended? Money talks. — Nayab. (@_cybercrazy) May 8, 2015
*High court releases Salman Khan on Friday* *High court earns 500 crores*
— Shah Anuj (@_shahanuj_) May 8, 2015
Salman Bhai has secured a Friday Release after all!! Blockbuster always 😊
— sangeeth sivan (@sangeethsivan) May 8, 2015
And this just might be another blockbuster to his name. Amen.
Salman Khan should make another movie named Bail Ratan Dhan Payo :p — Kolkata’s Knight Rid (@GhulamSaheb) May 8, 2015
Oh. Just like crying, speaking or laughing from the heart? Ehhh?
Committing crime & doing 1-2 charity doesn’t make a criminal Good person. Bt @BeingSalmanKhan is exception as he does charity frm his heart
— ⭐ Rαhul Shαrmα ⭐ (@iOnly_Rahul) May 8, 2015
Mark it. It’s not “Andhaa” atleast. One mystery solved.
They are celebrating bail under law for Salman by dancing on each other’s shoulders. Kandha Kanoon hai
— Madhavan Narayanan (@madversity) May 8, 2015
Hmmm, not sure.
But as they say, “Happys Endings”. Salman Khan wins. The only difference – He didn’t rip his shirt off, this time.
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