Salman Khan may face up to 10 yrs in jail
Mumbai: In a
major setback to Bollywood actor Salman Khan, a magistrate's court in
Mumbai on Thursday accepted the plea of the Maharashtra government that he
should be tried under section 304 (II) of Indian Penal Code (culpable
homicide not amounting to order), a graver offence, in the 2002
At present, Salman is being tried under section
304 (I), (rash and negligent driving) which attracts maximum punishment of
two years. Section 304 (II) attracts the maximum sentence of ten years.
Thursday's order, the magistrate committed the case to sessions court for
trial, as the offence is serious.
"Salman would have to appear
before the sessions court on February 11," said his lawyer, advocate
On September 28, 2002, Khan's Toyota Land Cruiser,
allegedly being driven by him, rammed into a bakery in suburban Bandra,
killing one and injuring four others who were sleeping on the pavement.
trial before the Bandra magistrate's court started in 2006.
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