Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Salman Khan’s 2002 Hit And Run Case


Salman-Khan-Hit-And-Run-01010Where Session court is all set to deliver the final verdict of Salman Khan’s 2002 hit and run case tomorrow, we bring you the chronological order of the entire case.

Salman Khan’s car a Toyota Land Cruiser met with an accident in suburban Bandra on September 28, 2002, killing one person and injuring four. The actor’s car ran over a group of persons who were sleeping in front of the bakery that night.

On October 2002: Salman Khan was been charged under Indian Penal Code Sec. 304 II (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), which attracts up to 10 years in prison.

October 7 2002: Salman Khan Surrendered again before the Bandra police, he was arrested.

October 21 2002: Mumbai police had filed charge sheet in Bandra magistrate court.

October 24, 2002: Salman Khan was granted bail after he was arrested on Oct 7.

March 2003: Salman Khan had challenged application of section 304-II of IPC in Mumbai session court.

May 2003: The court had rejected Salman Khan’s plea, asked magistrate court to frame charges.

June 2003: Salman Khan takes the case to Bombay High Court, which opines that section 304-II of IPC not application in the case.

October 2003: Maharashtra Government’s involvement. Government challenges Bombay HC order in Supreme Court.

December 2003: Supreme Court rules to check that the magistrate court may decide whether section 304-II of IPC could be applied.

October 2006: Magistrate court frames charges against Salman under section 302-II of IPC.

October 3, 2007: Police bodyguard Ravindra Patil, who filed the first FIR, died of TB.

October 2011: Prosecution demanded that Salman Khan should be punished under harsh sections.

December 23, 2013: Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate V S Patil, after examining 17 witnesses, invokes the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder on the actor and refers the case to sessions court for trial.

April 27, 2014: Fresh trial of the case started in the session court after the first witness was desposed.

July 24, 2014: Charges were framed against Salman in fresh trial by session court.