Two witnesses identify Salman Khan in 2002 Hit-and-run case
Two witnesses Today identified the superstar Salman Khan in the connection with the case of 2002 hit-and-run.
Mumbai: As per the reports, Salman khan was seen by two of the people coming out of his car when the incident happened at the night of 28 September. Currently the Actor is facing the charge of driving his car over five people who were sleeping on the footpath outside a bakery on September 28, 2002 in Bandra. This accident killed one and four other people were injured.
Salman Khan was in his Toyota Land Cruiser. On the month of March ie March 14th 2011, the prosecution had revised the charges from section 304-A of the IPC (causing death by negligence) to Section 304-II (culpable homicide not amounting to murder). In the revised section, it will be a maximum punishment of 10 years as in the earlier section which was of jail term of maximum of two years.
The retrial in the 2002 hit-and-run case in which Salman Khan was involved began on April 29 after a witness who was traced by the police after years appeared before a Sessions Court. Witness told the court that in the accident there was a big car.
Four witnesses, are traced by the police after being missed. Salman Khan appeared in the court with his sisters Alvira and Arpita.
First Witness: Actor Salman Khan was so drunk that he fell down, then got up and ran away from where his car ran over a group of people in Mumbai in 2002.
Second Witness: He saw Mr Khan getting out from the driver’s side of the Toyota Land Cruiser; the actor’s lawyers have argued for nearly a decade that he was not at the wheel.