Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Finally after 13 years, Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail in 2002 hit-and-run case, imprisonment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the 2002 hit-and-run case.
Salman will be taken into custody immediately and sent to Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai.
For his bail, Salman will have to approach the High Court. His lawyers had pleaded for a lighter sentence, citing the actor’s social work as well as heart and other medical issues.
Significantly, the court held that Salman was driving under the influence of alcohol and also did not have a driving license.