Hit-and-Run Case: SC Rejects Plea to Quash Salman’s Bai


New Delhi: In a major relief to Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who was convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run case, he Supreme Court on Friday junked a plea seeking the cancellation of the superstar’s bail.

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Mother of Ravindra Patil (Salman’s police bodyguard) had filed the petition seeking the cancellation of his bail. Salman was granted bail by the Bombay High Court the same day he was convicted and sentenced by the session’s court.

On May 6 this year, Salman was convicted for culpable homicide not amounting to murder, besides several other offences and sentenced to five years jail against which he filed the present appeal in the High Court.

The prosecution wrapped up its case yesterday reiterating that Salman was intoxicated when he was driving the Toyota Land Cruiser which rammed into a bakery in Bandra killing one and injuring four others.