The Mumbai Sessions court has released the final verdict on Salman Khan’s 2002 hit and run case
Salman Khan has been proven guilty in the 2002 hit and run case according to the Mumbai Sessions court today. The actor was accompanied by his entire family to the court this morning as he awaited the final verdict on his 2002 hit and run case. The Sessions court has released the verdict against Salman Khan and proven him guilty in the hit and run case. Salman has been convicted under all the sections that he was booked under.
In September 2002, Salman Khan had run over a footpath injuring four men and killing a man outside Best Bakery. Reports said that the actor was driving under the influence of alcohol. Salman pleaded not guilty in court saying that it wasn’t him but his driver Ashok Singh who was driving the car at the time of the accident. Salman also said that he was only drinking water at the time.
The court has found the Bajrangi Bhaijaan actor guilty on all counts and specifically under these sections: Section 3 (1) of the Motor Vehicles Act for driving without licence, Duty of driver in case of accident or injury under Section 134 of Motor Vehicles Act, Drunk driving under Section 187 of the Motor Vehicles Act, Failing to report involvement of vehicle in an accident under Section 185 of the Motor Vehicles Act and lastly, Rash driving or riding on a public way under Section 279.
The actor has been proven guilty of culpable homicide. The sentence will be announced today. Salman Khan might be facing 10 years of jail term post conviction