As we reported about the crucial day for Bollywood star Salman Khan, the court has announced final verdict on 2002 hit and run case.
The verdict is out; Salman Khan has been convicted of all charges under 304 II culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The lawyer had made a plea to reduce the sentence. But now the court has announced five years jail sentence to Salman Khan. Reportedly the actor would be taken to Arthur road jail tonight.
While arguing for the lesser sentence, Salman said he is ready to pay compensation. Salman Khan convicted of all 8 charges, including 304 II. Court observes Salman Khan was driving under the influence of alcohol.
Salman Khan was in Kashmir for the shooting of Kabir Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan. The actor returned back to Mumbai yesterday for the final verdict hearing.
Salman’s family, close friends all were pouring prayers and love in support of him. On social media websites fans have been showing their support by tweeting with the hashtags ‘#WeLoveYouSalmanKhan and #ISupportSalmanKhan’.
Also superstar Shah Rukh Khan visited Salman Khan’s home on the eve of the verdict. He was snapped outside Salman’s Galaxy Apartment in Bandra last night at 1 am. Arpita Khan, Sohail Khan, Sajid Nadiadwala, David Dhawan, Baba Siddiqui and a few others also visited his house.
Salman Khan’s car met with accident in suburban Bandra on September 28, 2002, killing one person and injuring four. The actor had denied that he was on the wheel during the accident in 2002