Court to pronounce verdict on Salman’s 2002 hit-n-run case

Court to pronounce verdict on Salman’s 2002 hit-n-run case


Court to pronounce verdict on Salman's 2002 hit-n-run caseThe 2002 hit and run case involving Salman Khan that has been on since quite a while is likely to end with a Mumbai sessions court pronouncing the verdict later today. The court will give the verdict in the appeal filed by Salman Khan against a magistrate`s order in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

This comes post the actor had appealed against the magistrate`s order directing a retrial of the case under the stringent charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Sessions court judge UB Hejib will deliver his verdict in the matter today.

The fresh charge, under Section 304 (III) of the Indian Penal Code, would attract a maximum jail term of 10 years. Earlier, Salman had been tried under the less severe Section 304A of IPC, relating to causing death by negligence, which stipulates a maximum two years in jail. – BollywoodHungama

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