Salman Khan took to social media to give his first response after he his 5-year jail sentence was suspended on Friday.
“All those who prayed for and supported me thank u meherbani shukriya,” he tweeted.
The Bombay High Court on Friday suspended his 5-year sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case and granted him bail in the case that spanned for over 13 years.
All those who prayed for and supported me thank u meherbani shukriya .
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) May 8, 2015
As the word came out that the high court had stayed the sentence pending disposal of Khan’s appeal, exultant fans burst firecrackers, broke into a wild jig, hopped, jumped and carried each other on shoulders at his residence in suburban Bandra on Friday.
Actors including Anupam Kher, Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, music director Anu Malik, director duo Abbas-Mastan visited his house.