Salman Khan Hit and Run Case: Mumbai Sessions Court Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
Mumbai: Bollywood super star Salman Khan is sentence to five year jail in hit and run case. Mumbai sessions court judge sentenced Salman Khan to five years in prison. Mumbai police took Salman Khan into custody immediately. He is likely to be kept in Arthur Road jail.
Delivering the verdict, Mumbai Sessions Judge Deshpande said that the court do not believe the argument that Salman was not driving the car and said that he was under influence of alcohol. He also did not have the driving license. All charges against him are proven.
Salman Khan kept quiet as the sessions judge was reading the verdict. There were tears in his eyes. As soon as the judgment was given, his brothers Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan went out of the court literally crying. Salman Khan’s mother fell ill after hearing the verdict. Journalists wanted to speak to the brothers but they refused to talk.
A case was filed against Salman Khan in 2002 that he ran his car on people sleeping on footpath. One person died in the accident and four were severely injured.
Bollywood is now worried after Salman Khan is sentenced to five year imprisonment. Nearly Rs. 200 crore worth projects in Bollywood are depended now on Salman Khan. He is presently doing Bajrangi Bhaijan, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. Bajrangi Bhaijaan is scheduled to be released on July 25th but the producers are now in dilemma. This is the same case with brand endorsements. Salman is presently doing TV reality show Big Boss 8. Salman Khan’s advocate responded to the verdict and said that they will appeal in Bombay High court for bail.
Meanwhile Bollywood expressed its sorrow on the verdict. Music director and Salman Khan’s friend Wajid Ali said that Salman is one of the best human being. Hema Malini tweeted in social network that Bollywood must supports Salman in this hour of crisis.
Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan expressed gratitude to all those who supported their family in this hour of crisis. She tweeted that her family is not alone.