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#SalmanWithTerrorist trends as Salman Khan slammed for defending Yakub Memon

Salman Khan, who boasts of a massive fan following in the country, is today at the receiving end of hatred from the natives.  The superstar is being highly criticized, especially on the social networks, for

PTI [ Updated: July 26, 2015 23:41 IST ]
salmanwithterrorist trends as salman khan slammed for
salmanwithterrorist trends as salman khan slammed for defending yakub memon

Salman Khan, who boasts of a massive fan following in the country, is today at the receiving end of hatred from the natives.  The superstar is being highly criticized, especially on the social networks, for opposing the death penalty of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict Yakub Memon.  

Twitteratis reacted strongly over the matter and slammed the actor for showing disbelief in the judicial system of the country. Moreover, the furious social birds also raised questions over Salman's patriotism and said that his views are being religiously inspired.

With tweets against the superstar chirping in every second, the hashtag #SalmanWithTerrorist is trending on top from morning.

Salman, in a series of explosive tweets last night, had defended Yakub and lashed out at his absconding brother Tiger Menon.  He said that an "innocent" is being hung for the crimes of his brother and the prime suspect in the 1993 bombings.

After the furore and protests, Khan today evening retracted his tweets from the social networking site and apologized for defending the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict.

But, the social network continues to slam the actor for supporting a terrorist.  

Here are some tweets:

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