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Salman Khan hit-and-run: next hearing on April 8

PTI  Mumbai, March 25, 2013
First Published: 07:32 IST(25/3/2013) | Last Updated: 12:00 IST(25/3/2013)

The sessions court in Mumbai deferred hearing in the 2002 hit-and-run case invoving Bollywood actor Salman Khan till April 8.

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The actor arrived from the USA on Saturday night to appear before the court in Mumbai.

One person was killed and four injured when a Land Cruiser, allegedly driven by Salman, ran over people sleeping on pavement outside a bakery in suburban Bandra in the wee hours of September 28, 2002.

On 8 March, 2013, advocate Ashok Mundargi, Salman’s lawyer, had urged the Sessions court to hear the main case against the actor and his appeal against Magistrate’s order invoking the charge of `culpable homicide not amounting to murder’ (section 304 part II of IPC) simultaneously.

The trial before the Magistrate was proceeding on the lesser charge of ‘causing death by negligence’ (section 304 A of Indian Penal Code), which attracts maximum punishment of two years in jail.

After examining 17 witnesses, the Magistrate concluded that the charge of ‘culpable homicide not amounting to murder’ was prima facie made out against the actor.


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