Not just the Bishnoi villagers, every sensible human being in the country has been waiting for this day for the past 20 years. Some have waited because they are bhai-fans and didn't want to see him in jail while others have waited just to see how long power can delay justice. Now that, Jodhpur trial court judge, Dev Kumar Khatri has finally delivered the verdict convicting Salman Khan, many hearts are at rest while others are using their funny bones on social media platforms.
Under section 9 and section 51 of Wildlife Protection Act, the court has sentenced Salman Khan five years in jail and has acquited Salman's co-actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam Kothari, who were also accused. However, if the quantum of punishment was less than 3 years, Salman could have had a window of one month to apply for bail in higher court.
Bollywood might still be praying hard for Bhai's early release and using all the power to save him because if Salman goes to jail, Bollywood will lose around Rs 1,000 crore. He has multiple movies lined-up and all of them would have to go on hold. Not surprisingly, many celebs are still supporting Salman on Twitter.
However, knowing how rapidly humour spreads on Twitter, it's safe to say that Twitter users had hilarious reactions to the Blackbuck case verdict even before it was announced. Here are some that'll crack you up.
— Charan (@fellaraj) April 5, 2018
— ɐɯɹɐɥs ɥssuɐ (@anshsharma) May 10, 2015
— Sadhana Khamkar (@Sadhanak18) April 5, 2018
Judge: Why did you come to Jodhpur in 1998.
Salman Khan: To shoot...
Judge: You have confessed. GUILTY.
Salman Khan: ... Hum Saath Saath Hain.
Judge: You have confessed again. ALL OF YOU ARE GUILTY.#BlackBuckPoachingCase
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) April 5, 2018
Today: #SalmanKhan convicted in the #BlackBuckPoachingCase.
Salman out on bail.
Salman launches "Being Black Buck" t-shirts.
3% profits go to charity.
Salman fans applaud Salman for being a conservationist.
"Tiger Innocent Hai" makes $2 billion.
— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) April 5, 2018
— Tweetera🐦 (@DoctorrSays) April 5, 2018
Judge : You are found guilty.
Salman : Sir sachi, uss dinn gaadi driver chala raha tha.
Judge : abe dusra case chal raha hai.#BlackBuckPoachingCase
— Run veer. (@Dil_wala_) April 5, 2018
— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) April 5, 2018
12pm: Salman convicted of #BlackBuckPoachingCase
*Almost lost my faith in Indian judiciary and money*
12:30pm: Salman will not have to go to the jail
Me: Sigh. Faith in Indian judiciary and money restored.
— Ojas Korde (@Ojasism) April 5, 2018
Reportedly Taimur also asked the judge to convict salman saying antal talman toh pel do, aladhya ne bola hai. #BlackBuckPoachingCase
— Unofficial Rofl Gandhi (@RoflGandhi_) April 5, 2018
— Bollywood Gandu (@BollywoodGandu) April 5, 2018
*Taimur watches News channel about #BlackBuckPoachingCase *
Indian Media: Cutest moment of the day as Taimur watches his father's case.
— Akshay (@AkshayKatariyaa) April 5, 2018
I made this comic in July 2016 for my facebook page. Since today is #SalmanVerdict in #BlackBuckPoachingCase , sharing this again. It proves that the Black buck was killed in an accident and @BeingSalmanKhan is innocent.#TSDComics pic.twitter.com/3vYfKYFi5H
— THE SKIN DOCTOR (@theskindoctor13) April 5, 2018
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