Press Esc to close
Saturday 02 July 2016
News updated at 3:45 AM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 20°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Salman exempted from appearing in court

Mumbai, Apr 29, 2013 , DHNS:

Actor Salman Khan on Monday was exempted till May 8 from appearing in the sessions court that is hearing his petition challenging Magistrate Court's order in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The case was adjourned to May 8 for next hearing.

In 2002, the actor while cruising at a high speed, allegedly lost control of his Toyota Land Cruiser and went careening into a roadside bakery, leading to the death of one person and injury of four. In February, the Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate Court where the decade-old case was being heard, in its order, found the actor guilty on grounds that he was fully aware of the consequences of driving rashly.

The court took cognizance of the submissions made by the actor's police bodyguard who  said that he had warned the film star not to drive at a speed of 90 to 100 km as there was a blind turning ahead.

The court also took cognizance of the pathological reports which indicated that the actor while driving was under the influence of alcohol. Thus the magistrate observed that apart from trying the actor for rash and driving, he  should also be tried under culpable homicide not amounting to murder.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Dark clouds over the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday...

Dark clouds over the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday...

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs prays besides Mother's tomb...

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs prays besides Mother's tomb...

An eagle on the premises of the Government Ayurveda College and Hospital in Mysuru on Friday...

An eagle on the premises of the Government Ayurveda College and Hospital in Mysuru on Friday...

Bollywood actors Kalki Koechlin and Imaran Khan during the special screening of short film...

Bollywood actors Kalki Koechlin and Imaran Khan during the special screening of short film...

Muslims offering last Friday prayers in front of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata during the holy...

Muslims offering last Friday prayers in front of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata during the holy...

People climb stairs at Agrasen ki Baoli in New Delhi...

People climb stairs at Agrasen ki Baoli in New Delhi...

A priest performs worship near Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas during a ceremony...

A priest performs worship near Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas during a ceremony...

Police personnel with the bikes after the launch of 'Rapid Rural Police Response System' at Punjab..

Police personnel with the bikes after the launch of 'Rapid Rural Police Response System' at Punjab..

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affaira visits the country's oldest...

Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affaira visits the country's oldest...

A peocock flies at the Rajbhavan in Mumbai on Friday...

A peocock flies at the Rajbhavan in Mumbai on Friday...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523