Jodhpur, April 17: Bollywood actor Salman Khan, out on bail in a 1998 blackbuck poaching case, was on Tuesday granted permission to travel to the US, Canada and Nepal.
#BlackBuckPoachingCase: Jodhpur District and Sessions Court grants permission to Salman Khan to travel outside India. The actor will be travelling to Canada, Nepal and the USA from 25 May to 10 July. (File Pic) pic.twitter.com/tuZsMhcrkT
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Judge Chandra Kumar Songara of the Sessions Court here gave the permission soon after Salman submitted a plea.
Salman’s case was presented by senior advocate Mahesh Bora after brief arguments by public prosecutor Pokar Ram.
Earlier this month, Jodhpur court had convicted Khan in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case but acquitted his colleagues Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre. He was sentenced to five years in jail but returned to Mumbai after he was let out on a bond of Rs 50,000 and two sureties of Rs 25,000 each.
However, The actor spent two nights in jail following the court’s verdict, after which he was granted bail.
District and Sessions Court Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi had asked the actor not to leave the country without the court’s permission. Salman was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 50,000.
The actor has started shooting for Ali Abbas Zafar’s “Bharat”, which will also feature Priyanka Chopra.