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Salman Khan to challenge culpable homicide chargeBollywood actor Salman Khan on Friday urged a sessions court to hear the issue of his retrial in the hit-and-run case along with his appeal against the order of a magistrate invoking charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, which prescribes jail term upto ten years. FULL STORYSalman Khan seeks exemption from court appearanceA Sessions court on Wednesday adjourned hearing over Bollywood actor Salman Khan's plea, which challenges a lower court's order of invoking the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against him in the 2002 hit-and-run case. CONTROVERSY
Salman Khan to be tried under stricter lawIn a major setback for actor Salman Khan, the additional metropolitan magistrate's court at Bandra on Thursday added the harsher legal section of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the 2002 hit-and-run case.
Under this section, if found guilty, the court can award Khan a maximum punishment of 10 years’ of imprisonment. READ HERE