Salman Khan appears before Mumbai court for 2002 hit and run case

New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Salman Khan appeared before a Mumbai Sessions Court today where he will be tried for culpable homicide over a 2002 hit-and-run case. If found guilty, he could face upto 10 years in jail.

The Mumbai Sessions Court had rejected his review petition on June 24, which was a huge setback to the actor.

The 47-year-old will now be tried for a fresh trial under the more serious charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder under Section 304 of IPC.

Till now, the actor had been tried for a lesser offence of causing death by negligence, the maximum punishment for which is only two years in jail.

11 years ago, in September 2002, the 'Dabangg' star was allegedly driving a Land Cruiser, which he ran over a group of people sleeping on the pavement outside a bakery in Bandra, which killed one person and injured four others. (ANI)


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