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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Saturday walked out of the Jodhpur Central Jail as he was granted bail in the 20-year-old blackbuck poaching case.

While his fans gathered outside the jail, Salman’s family and his legal team received him as he was released from the jail. The Dabangg actor is expected to land Mumbai by 8pm.

At 3 pm, the Jodhpur district sessions court Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi announced the bail and suspension of the sentence in the presence of Salman's lawyer Mahesh Bora, Hastimal Saraswat and the prosecutors.

After spending two nights there. Earlier in the day, Salman was granted bail in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case. 

Dressed in black tee, dark shades and a cap, the superstar left the premises of the Jodhpur Central Jail in a car with nearly 13 bodyguards. Salman will leave for Mumbai immediately from the Jodhpur airport in a chartered plane. Sisters Alvira and Arpita, who have been camping in Jodhpur, since Thursday, are expected to join the actor.

The actor was granted bail on a bond of Rs.50,000 and two sureties of like amount, Defence counsel Mahesh Bora said.

Earlier in the day, the judge heard the arguments of prosecution and defence which lasted for about an hour and pronounced the order at around 3 pm, a defence counsel said. Khan's sisters - Alvira and Arpita - were present during the hearing.

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