Salman Khan seeks exemption from court appearance
Salman Khan has sought exemption from appearing in a Mumbai sessions court where his plea is scheduled to be heard today. Salman had challenged a lower court's order against the charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder levied against him in the 2002 hit-and-run case.bollywood Updated: Mar 06, 2013 20:12 IST
A 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.
The sessions court deliberated whether it had the jurisdiction to examine the matter. 'The matter is interlocutory in nature and therefore you should approach the Bombay High court as I don't have the jurisdiction to hear the same,' the judge observed before adjourning the hearing.
The court will now decide on the matter on Friday.
In his petition yesterday, the actor had said the lower court's order was 'bad in law' and 'erroneous'. Salman Khan has sought exemption from appearing in a Mumbai sessions court.
Salman Khan had challenged a lower court's order against the charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder levied against him in the 2002 hit-and-run case.
In his petition, Salman has called the magistrate's order 'bad in law' and 'erroneous'.
(With UNI inputs)
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First Published: Mar 05, 2013 18:50 IST