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Nation Current Affairs 06 Apr 2018 Salman Khan refuses ...

Salman Khan refuses dal-roti dinner on first night in Jodhpur jail

PTI
Published Apr 6, 2018, 10:45 am IST
Updated Apr 6, 2018, 10:45 am IST
Salman Khan would be treated as a normal prisoner and no special treatment would be given to him.
Jail superintendent said Salman Khan had a blood pressure issue when he came inside the jail and the doctor of the prison dispensary checked him. His blood pressure was later declared normal.(Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 Jail superintendent said Salman Khan had a blood pressure issue when he came inside the jail and the doctor of the prison dispensary checked him. His blood pressure was later declared normal.(Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Jodhpur: Actor Salman Khan may be a heartthrob of millions, but at the Jodhpur Central Jail he is just Qaidi (prisoner) number 106 who was served simple dal-roti which he did not eat.

Salman Khan, who was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for killing two blackbucks about 20 year ago, has been kept in ward no. 2, adjacent to the cell of self-styled 'godman' and rape accused Asaram Bapu.

 

Read: Salman Khan gets 5-yr jail in blackbuck poaching case, other actors let off

Jail superintendent Vikram Singh, while briefing the media on the celebrity inmate, said Salman Khan would be treated as a normal prisoner and no special treatment would be given to him. He will have a simple wooden bed, a rug and a cooler in his cell, Singh said.

Also Read: Salman Khan, prisoner number 106, will spend night in Jodhpur jail barrack 2

"He (Khan) was given normal jail diet like Dal chapatti and the morning meal will include simple khichdi," he said.

Sources, however, said the Bollywood icon did not eat the jail food.

Jail superintendent Vikram Singh said the actor had a blood pressure issue when he came inside the jail and the doctor of the prison dispensary checked him. His blood pressure was later declared normal.

Also Read: Salman Khan in same jail as rape-accused Asaram Bapu

On the reported threat to Salman Khan by a gangster, Vikram Singh said, "We are thinking of keeping him with some other prisoners from tomorrow so that he is not alone considering the threat to him."

A local gangster had reportedly said he would kill Khan in Jodhpur.

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Location: India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur




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