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Justice After 13 Years: Salman Khan Jailed For 5 Years In Hit-And-Run Case


A Bombay Sessions Court has finally pronounced its verdict on Wednesday after 13 years on the 2002 hit-and-run case in which the Bollywood superstar, Salman Khan was held guilty of all eight charges. The accused has been sentenced to five years in jail, but for two days he has been granted interim bail till May 8.

Nurullah Mehboob Sharif was killed and four others were injured after the actor’s Land Cruiser ran up the stairs of American Express Laundry on Hill Road at Bandra in the intervening night of September 27 and 28, 2002. The actor is accused of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, a charge that attracts a 10-year jail term but he got half of that sentence.

At this tough time, several of his Bollywood colleagues spoke out in his support and expressed their sympathies, moreover, many fans prayed for the actor’s acquittal.

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