The final verdict of the 13-year old case is finally out
Salman Khan’s 2002 hit-and-run case verdict has been announced. After almost two hours, Judge DW Deshpande has announced the final verdict of the 13-year old 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.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.
On the night on September 28, 2002, after spending an evening with friends at Rain Bar and JW Marriott,Salman Khan was heading back home in his white Toyota Land Cruiser when the accident took place. While it is still not known whether Salman or his driver was behind the wheels, the Land Cruiser crashed into American Express Bakery on Hill Road junction in Bandra, allegedly running over five footpath dwellers, killing one and seriously injuring four others.