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Salman Khan granted bail: Actor gets ‘hero’s welcome at his residence

Convicted by a sessions court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, Salman Khan received a Hero's welcome at his residence as he returned from the sessions court.

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Convicted by a sessions court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, Salman Khan received a hero's welcome at his residence as Bombay High Court suspended his jail term.

Seen here is the actor waving to his fans from the balcony of his apartment. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)

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Seen here is the actor's mother Salma Khan holding her son's arm, as he waves to the gathering of fans. (Source: ANI)

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Salman Khan’s five-year jail sentence was suspended this morning (May 8) by the Bombay High Court. The actor was handed the sentence by a sessions court earlier this week after being convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run case. Seen here, Salman Khan photographed leaving for court this morning. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)

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At the sessions court, Salman Khan, along with his lawyer Shrikant Shivade, met the police personnel. (Source: Express Photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)

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Salman Khan was granted interim bail on Wednesday (May 6) hours after he was sentenced to five years in the 2002 hit-and-run-case. (Source: Express Photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)

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Fans are relived to know that the actor will not yet be going to jail. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)

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Salman Khan's well-wishers gathered outside the court and his residence celebrating the good news. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)

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Salman Khan's die-hard fan tried to commit suicide the Bombay High Court. In his suicide note, Gourang Kundu, a resident of Bandra (East) wrote: "Salmam appeared in his dream promised to bring him success, he now writes stories." (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

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Here's a copy of the suicide note.

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Salman Khan's bail plea has come up for hearing in Bombay High Court today (May 8). The court is currently hearing the bail application. A group of slum dwellers are holding protest outside the court seeking jail for the actor. Salman Khan has been convicted of all eight charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case and is convicted for five years. (Source: Express Photos)

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The slum dwellers, who were seen holding placards seeking jail for Salman, held a peaceful protest outside the court. (Source: Express Photos)

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Slum dwellers shouting slogans as a mark of protest. (Source: Express Photos)

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Meanwhile, Salman Khan's balcony at the Galaxy apartment has been covered to avoid anybody peeping inside his house. (Source: Express Photos)