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Wednesday, 06 May 2015 - 11:44
Update: Salman jailed for five years
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An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood star Salman Khan to five years in jail for killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run driving incident in Mumbai.

The man was among five people who were run over in the incident.

The actor was charged with culpable homicide.

Khan had said his driver was behind the wheel, but the judge said the actor was driving the car and was under the influence of alcohol at the time.

Legal experts expect the actor to appeal against the verdict.

The actor is one of Bollywood's biggest stars, appearing in more than 80 Hindi-language films.


Update: Wednesday, 06 May 2015 - 07:17 PM
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Salman Khan found guilty in 2002 hit-and-run case


Actor Salman Khan was pronounced guilty in 2002 hit-and-run case, bringing an end to a 13-year-old trial against him.

Khan, who was facing charges of culpable homicide, has now been charged with killing one person and injuring four others by ramming his SUV into a bakery shop in suburban Bandra, in his white Land Cruiser.

The quantum of punishment will be pronounced later.

The actor may face 10 years in prison.

The 49-year-old actor will be taken straight to Arthur Road jail from the court.
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