Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side

Updated: December 10, 2015 13:36 IST

Actor Salman Khan was photographed on his way to the Bombay High Court on December 10. The court had asked him to be present when it pronounced its verdict in the appeal against his conviction in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The actor can't be convicted on the basis of evidence produced, the judge said in his comments that appeared to signal a major reprieve for the Bollywood superstar.

Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
Actor Salman Khan and his sister Alvira were photographed at the Bombay High Court on December 10. The court acquitted the actor in the 2002 hit-and-run case, absolving him of all charges and overturning his conviction by a sessions court in May.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
Salman Khan's brother-in-law Aayush Sharma, husband of his younger sister Arpita, also accompanied him.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
Salman, dressed in a checked shirt, was flanked by policemen on either side.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
Salman's bodyguard Shera also accompanied the actor.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
Salman looked rather grim as he emerged from the court.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
He looked even more serious as he was driven away to Galaxy Apartments, his sea-facing home in Bandra.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
Earlier, bystanders clung to the iron fencing of the Bombay High Court, waiting for a glimpse of Salman Khan.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side in Court
The actor reached court directly from Mumbai's Karjat Studio where he had been filming Sultan.
Salman Khan Acquited in Hit-And-Run-Case, Family by His Side
Salman's father, writer Salim Khan was also spotted arriving in court in the afternoon.
Salman Khan Acquited in Hit-And-Run-Case, Family by His Side
Salim Khan seemed more relaxed, a stark contrast from his tense expression when Salman was convicted by the sessions court in May.
Salman Khan Acquited in Hit-And-Run-Case, Family by His Side
Salman's sister Arpita Khan Sharma was the only family member at Galaxy Apartments.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side in Court
Fans of Salman gathered outside Galaxy Apartments soon after the verdict was announced.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side
They were held back by barricades and the security.
Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side in Court
In Bhopal, jubilant fans of Salman Khan danced on the streets, holding posters of their favourite actor.

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Salman Khan Acquitted, Family by His Side in Court
Earlier, security was tightened in the Bombay High Court before Salman Khan's arrival.

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