Better late than never #SalmanVerdict Convicted- Ritu Lalit (@Phoenixr2) May 6, 2015
There were mixed comments on whether the actor's celebrity status has hurt his case.
No fan of Salman Khan, but this is the price of being in the public eye. Puru Rajkumar got away with paying Rs 30,000 for the same offence.- Brown Sahiba (@Rajyasree) May 6, 2015
Some said that justice has prevailed, and some hoped that the actor gets a second chance.
Now is the time to truly Be Human...- Shobhaa De (@DeShobhaa) May 6, 2015
Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that expeditious trials are required in the country.
To expedite justice in our judicial system,country needs to debate the need for jury trial system which completes trial in less than a year.- Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) May 6, 2015
Fans rallied around the Bollywood hero.
I agree he made a mistake. But. He's been a good man after that. Where's the second chance which life was supposed to give? #SalmanVerdict- Akshaaaaar (@akshaaaaar) May 6, 2015
Before the verdict on whether Salman Khan is guilty, family, friends and fans shared prayers and the hope that he will be acquitted. This is what his sister said on Twitter this morning.
Farah Khan joined in.
Today is a big day for us & we know we are not alone.Thank you for your Dua's , love & support always. God bless !- Arpita Khan Sharma (@khanarpita) May 6, 2015
In Dubai.. But thoughts n prayers are still in Mumbai with @BeingSalmanKhan n his family..- Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) May 6, 2015