The defence lawyer Harish Salve argued in the court saying that no one can put anyone in jail without proper order. Bombay High Court later granted Salman Khan two days of interim bail, till May 8th.
Salman has been booked under Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code (rash and negligent driving); 279 (rash driving); 337 (causing minor injuries); 338 (causing major injuries) 427 (negligence) in connection with the case.
Under Motor Vehicle Act Sections 34 (a), (b) read with 181 (driving vehicle in contravention of rules); 185 (driving at great speed after consuming 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.